[SOLVED] Did I download a virus?

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I was trying to download Optifine for minecraft the website I downloaded it from [questionable link]
I later found out that the official website is : https://optifine.net/downloads

EDIT : ok so I scanned my PC with Malwarebytes, Windows Defender, and Kaspersky, all showed no threats found so I might be safe
 
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AllanGH

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Get a bootable virus scanner .iso, and scan your system.

I doubt that anyone is in the mood to download what you downloaded and install it to their system to tell you one way or another.
 

erik62905

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Well, whenever I click download or mirror on that website my Kaspersky antivirus goes crazy and the Malwarebytes chrome extension I have blocked the page so... yeah its a form of malware. Malwarebytes says it's adware but Kaspersky says: "The link can be used by criminals to damage your computer or personal data."

I'd delete it immediately by going to "search" on your desktop and type 'add or remove programs' (I'm assuming you're using Windows 10). Press enter then scroll through the list until you find the app (probably labeled Optifine 1.14 or something). Left click it and select 'uninstall'. When a dialogue box pops up saying "do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device," select yes. If another box pops up, do what it says to uninstall.

I'd recommend installing Kaspersky, it's free: https://www.kaspersky.com/free-antivirus
After you install, do a system scan and let it do its thing. It will quarantine everything it sees as a threat.
 
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I was trying to download Optifine for minecraft the website I downloaded it from is : VIRUS
I later found out that the official website is : https://optifine.net/downloads
Mods you should delete/edit the link to potential viruses
And the chances you downloaded a virus is quite high
Comodo is my fav anti virus/firewall

https://www.virustotal.com/#/url/52da69a6c32aba2b66f5bd6027281acd956df2a85ca370c52471b37e830ee96a/detection
Dr.Web Malicious
CLEAN MX Suspicious
 
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Jul 17, 2018
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Get a bootable virus scanner .iso, and scan your system.

I doubt that anyone is in the mood to download what you downloaded and install it to their system to tell you one way or another.
i didnt want anyone to download it i just wanted some opinions on what i should do just to be extra safe
 

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