Antivirus test

To verify that real-time protection is working and detecting viruses, use a test file from This test file is a harmless file detectable by all Antivirus programs. It was created by the EICAR company (European Institute for Computer Antivirus Research) to test the functionality of Antivirus programs.

To test your Antivirus functionality, create a text file that contain the following string:


For more information, also to download test files in different forms, visit exlink.