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Windows 7: Test your anti-malware/anti-virus protection with EICAR

View Poll Results: Is your software picking up the test file?
Yes, It was detected. My software stopped it in it's tracks. 69 95.83%
Yes, It was detected, but I had to scan the file. 1 1.39%
No detection. 0 0%
I have no clue what I am doing.... 2 2.78%
Voters: 72. You may not vote on this poll

07 Feb 2013   #51

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 10 Pro 32 Bit/64bit

MSE grabbed it and so did kingsoft antivirus 2012 (the computers I have it on)
I test that site all the time, it is an old timer site

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08 Feb 2013   #52

windows server 2012 R2 Standard

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24 Mar 2013   #53

Windows 7 ultimate 32
MSE + Avast + Spywareblaster + MBAM

2009 Toshiba, A135, 1.73 Ghz, 2G RAM.

MSE sees it before Avast and little window in lower right corner says threat deleted.

If I turn off MSE, the free Avast sees it then window in right lower corner says threat detected and deleted.

Ran a complete free Malwarebytes and free AVast scan and no infections found.

I did not have Spywareblaster installed when I did test.

I'm guessing that EICAR was difficult to design and that is why we don't see any other test viruses out there. Maybe there are others and I haven't heard about them yet.

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