Depending on your business environment or Individual requirements, sometimes there Is the need to test files of a given capacity. Such tests can Include Identifying how well your hard disks perform under heavy read/write operations, or to establish whether files can be securely deleted beyond recovery. Whatever the reason may be, In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a fake file of any file size.
There are countless reasons why you'd want to create fake files and as such, It's way beyond the scope of this article to cover the lot. Perhaps your Intention Is to create one that's 4 GB In capacity, name It as a popular movie that's just been released, and fool everyone by uploading It to a torrent website like The Pirate Bay.
And then there's users with malicious Intent who build a file to a certain size, bind a virus or keylogger to It, and send It to their target who then executes It, and their computer Is Infected thereafter. Of course, I'm not encouraging this sort of behavior, but rather stating a fact.
Given you have your reasons (legit or otherwise), I will demonstrate how to create a fake file, by using a neat little tool named Dummy File Creator that can be downloaded from this reputable source. The tool Is very user friendly and the process Is extremely quick, so without further delay, let's rip Into this tutorial.