Check whether your Antivirus is real or not

How original is your Antivirus – Easy way to check

There are tons of antivirus available in the market, some are free and some are paid as well. Now in this trick I would teach you how you could check whether your antivirus is actually saving your computer or laptop from viruses or it is just sitting idle.

Kindly follow the below mentioned step to do reality check for antivirus:

  1. Open a Notepad on your computer
  2. Mow simply copy and paste the below mentioned code in it.

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

3. Now save this Notepad as W2H.vbs  on your Desktop.

4.  If your Antivirus is actually real, it would not allow this file to be saved, or even you get success in saving it on  desktop, Original antivirus would delete this file.

  • Article By :
    Shayaan Ahmad Noori, a highly accomplished and renowned Communication expert. He is currently Founder and C.E.O of Creative Buffs. He has extensive work experience of 14+ years, out of which he carries a wide range of experience of 9 years with Tech Mahindra, Smile Foundation, CanvasM Technology Private Limited, Australian Training and Management College and much more. He has done M.B.A and P.G.D.B.M in Marketing and HR and also has done Masters in Sociology. He has done approx more than 100 training sessions in Communication Skills, Marketing, Management, Society and development and Digital Marketing.

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