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It's been a ritual for me to scan every downloaded file with MSE and Malwarebytes prior to opening. In the past, when right-clicking a file MLB has traditionally opened with the pre-scan operations window, then progressing through its four stage procedure. Lately, the first window I've been seeing reads: Your scan is complete. No threats detected. It then changes to initialize the four pre-scan protocol. I don't think I'd noticed the seemingly backwards (scan complete, followed by scan) progression before but am curious as to whether it's always been like this or if something changed due to a recent update to have it act this way.

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I bet this is happening because after your last scan completed, you left Malwarebytes on the scan complete/scan results screen.  To change it, you'll need to click Close X in the scan results screen (or deal with any detected items if any threats were found in the previous scan, which it will also display and provide buttons to proceed with the removal process):


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It's understandable how not closing that scan window in that manner can contribute to it reappearing as the first seen on the next on demand scan. Sorta kinda like a cable TV DVR that's set for displaying the last channel viewed when powering up again. It's plausible, especially since I can't recall with any certainty that I don't, in fact, close it that way once a scan is completed. However, I am fairly certain that despite any previous habit of mine in neglecting to close that scan results window in the manner proscribed, I also hadn't had it reappear in subsequent on demand file scans until recently. Perhaps the provided logs can help shed some additional light on the matter.

Thanks, @dcollins and @exile360


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