This trick will let you detect whether your antivirus software is working or is just a waste. We will create a file which every antivirus software will detect as virus but don’t worry it is harmless and will not harm your computer.
• First open Notepad and copy below code into it.X5O!P%@AP[4PZX54(P^)7CC)7}$EICAR-STANDARD-ANTIVIRUS-TEST-FILE!$H+H*
• Save the file as virus.exe
As soon as you will run this file you antivirus will detect it as software. If not then you need to change your program.