What do you think ?? How effectively does it work for your security ??
Well there is a sipmple ways ti find it out. In fact this trick is really amazing and surprising.
To Test your Anti-Virus do the follwing :
- Open Notepad (start > all programs > accessories > notepad)
- Now Copy this code in the text file….
- Then save it with the name fakevirus.exe
Now, If the File got Detected/Deleted Immediately .. It means your Antivirus is working Properly.
Info : This test virus was developed by the European Institute for Computer Anti-Virus Research (EICAR) to provide an easy (and safe!) way to test whether your anti-virus software is working, and see how it reacts when a virus is detected. It is supported by most leading vendors, such as IBM, McAfee, Sophos, and Symantec/Norton.