||F-PROT Antivirus for Windows
The correct operation of F-PROT Antivirus can be tested with a special test file known as
EICAR Standard Anti-virus Test file
Naturally, the European Institute of Computer Anti-virus Research (EICAR) is a simple file
which behaves exactly like a virus but when executed, EICAR.COM will display the
text 'EICAR-STANDARD-ANTIVIRUS-TEST-FILE' and exit.
We do not include the EICAR test file with the package to avoid alarming anyone running F-PROT Antivirus on the
- Run a text editor such as Notepad.
- Write or copy and paste the following in single line:
- Save the file and name it "eicar.com".
- Go to the command prompt and locate where the program is installed. Then,
at the command prompt type:
fpscan /disinfect C:\
This command will scan the drive and performs automatic disinfection.
Please refer to the scanning,
additional disinfection options.
If the test is successful then F-PROT Antivirus Command-Line Scanner is working properly.