How to check virus without any antivirus software installed

If you don’t have any antivirus software installed and want to scan any of your file online, the best easy method is online virus scanner. These online virus scanners scan your file with various antivirus software engines and displays the result with each engine’s detection label. In this tutorial i will show you some good online virus scanners.


VirusTotal is a free online service from google that analyzes files and URLs finding the identification of viruses, worms, trojans and other kinds of malicious content detected by more than 60 different antivirus engines and website scanners. It also provides service via browser extensions and the API. Currently you can scan up to 128 MB file size. to upload your file just to their homepage and click the Upload and scan file button and browse/upload your file.

It will scan and show all results.

OPSWAT metadefender

Metadefender is a free security service from OPSWAT that also scans your uploaded file with multiple anti-malware engines for malware, vulnerability check, and data sanitization. Currently it uses more than 40 different antivirus engines and website scanners. you can upload upto 140MB file.

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Payload Security

Payload Security also provides free online virus scanner that analyzes files in virtual environments with more than 66 different antivirus vendors.It support PE, Office, PDF, APK files and more . In Payload Security online scanner the maximum upload size for a file is 100 MB. Here you can configure some options like your malware analysis environment.


nodistribute is also provides online virus scanner with more than 35 antivirus engines support. But it only provides 3 free scan. if you need more you need to pay.

Jotti’s malware scan

It provides more than 17 antivirus engines to scan your file and you can upto 100MB size per file.

Gary’s Hood Online Virus Scanner (F-PROT, Avira AntiVir, AVG, and ClamAV)

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