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  • Do you doubt that your Anti-Virus is not efficient? Want to test the Integrity and Power of your Anti-Virus ? Here is a simple way to do this. The below step is about creating a fake malware signature which makes your anti-virus to detect it. Please don’t be panic about this experiment because it just a fake malware creation and it has nothing to attack your computer.

    • Right click your desktop and select > New > Text Document or click Start > Run and type notepad.
    • A new text document is created in your desktop, open the newly created text document if it is not opened.
    • Copy the following text (Excluding Quotes).       


    • Now Save the notepad with any file name and close it. Open your Anti-virus and Scan the notepad file you edited now.

    Your Anti-Virus should now Alert you about a Malware called EICAR Test-Not Virus!!. Congratulations on using a working Anti-virus. Note just delete the notepad or follow your Anti-Virus Instructions.

    Friday, February 16, 2007 1:33 PM

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