To test to see that the Virus and Spyware policy works, you can use the test virus file eicar.com. The EICAR test virus is a text file that the European Institute for Computer Antivirus Research (EICAR) developed. It provides an easy way and safe way to test most antivirus software. You can use it to verify that the antivirus portion of the client works.
To test a Virus and Spyware Protection policy
On the client computer, download the antivirus test file from the EICAR website at the following location: