Testing your antivirus

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Iv got avast home edition, i wanted to test it, does anybody know a
website where there is a lot of viruses so i can just test it out. Just
wana make sure its working properly, iv got a feeling its not....

thanks


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www.eicar.org for the test file.

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Regards, Ian Kenefick
http://www.IK-CS.com

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hm yh it works, but when i download the zip file, my avast says a virus
has been detected. it gives me the option to 'abort connection'  -
which cancels the download of the dangerous file but when i abort
connection it still allows me to download and run the file although
there is nothing in the zip folder. but when i download another file,
other than a zip file it works fine. do you know why it does that with
the zip file?


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I'm not very familiar with AVAST antivirus so I cannot answer this
question. It's probably more to do with the way IE handles file
downloads though.

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Regards, Ian Kenefick
http://www.IK-CS.com

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i use firefox... newyz dont matter


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