How do you Test your Antivirus ?? 😮 😮

After installing Antivirus, you may logically wonder, how do I know if it’s working?

The answer is a TEST VIRUS.

To test your installation, copy the following line into its own file, then save the file with the name Freehark.tk

More detailed instructions are found below…. —>>

All you have to do is to copy and past the following code mentioned below in a notepad file and follow the instructions below….

The file size will be 68 or 70 bytes.

If Antivirus is running and configured correctly, when you try to save the file, real time scanner will detect the virus. If it is not running, start it and scan the directory that contains freehark.tk.

When your software scans this file, it will report finding the freehark.tk file.
Note that this file is NOT A VIRUS

Delete the file after the test has been executed…IF your antivirus does not delete that file on its own…

How to create the freehark.tk file :

1. Click on Start.

2.  Open notepad.

3. Copy the following code in the notepad:-

X5O!P%@AP[4\PZX54(P^)7CC)7}$EICAR-STANDARD-ANTIVIRUS-TEST-FILE!$H+H*

4. Change the ‘Save as Type’ to ‘all files’.
5. Save the file with name following name **freehark.tk**

 

If the real time protection will be turned on in your antivirus….which it should be……it will automatically detect the test virus and perform the required action….!

Else manually run the antivirus and scan the directory where you saved the file and see the results….!

If your antivirus scans it…well and good….BUT IF IT DOESN’Tyou guys are smart enough to know WHAT to do next…. 😛 😛

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