Window's users, know that you must have an Anti-Virus installed to protect you from Malware. But have you ever seen your Anti-Virus pop-up and warn you that you are infected? If not, why not test it? No, I do not mean you should go out there and find Malware to purposely infect your computer. Test it with a fake Virus. NOTE* This is for fun purposes only and no, it is not a real virus. This is used to actually test Anti-Virus Software.
Create an empty ".txt" file.
- Right click on your desktop >New> Text document
Start > Accessories >
2. Paste this code in the
3. Save it and you should get a pop up from your ant-Virus to do a clean up.
That's it. I tried this using Microsoft Security Essentials. It worked! Below are some screenshots.
Again this will not harm your computer. Test at your own risk.
Thanks to EICAR.