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!st Scan = Virus, 2nd = Nothing?

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Hey all, new to this forum.

Anyways, something strange happened to me, Anti Malware Bytes detected a virus, and then, I stupidly disregarded it and existed the window. I realized what I did and scanned again. Little did I realize that once I scanned again, the virus wasn't detected. I'm currently confused and I can't tell if I have a virus or if I don't. I scanned with Windows Security Essential and it said my computer was clean as well.

So I have come with two different explanations.

1. The first scan was false call. (not sure how that happens)

2. The virus hide itself?

Any help?

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Did you update the database before the second scan? If not then it's likely the malware mutated itself to avoid detection.

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