This file is not malicious.
It is used to check that your security software is working properly.
If you downloaded this file and continue to get warnings from your security software about it, you can manually delete or remove it.
Some security software might put this file on your PC to test that it's working correctly. If you have multiple security software installed, you may encounter errors as they all try to clean the same file.
We recommend that you do not install multiple real-time protection products at the same time.
The EICAR file is a simple file that contains only the following characters:
For more information see http://www.eicar.org/.