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Virus scan can't find all the viruses.

 There were some hidden malware on my laptop and McAfee didn't find it. Is this because it only detects viruses not malware? If it detects malware. Can the creators try to make it better?

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Re: Virus scan can't find all the viruses.

Hi @Martin_Ma4512 

We understand your concern.

McAfee will have the files definitions for known malwares and when the code matches the signature it will be detected.

Also please try McAfee malware cleaner on your PC. McAfee Malware Cleaner (MMC) is a free tool that cleans malware, adware, viruses, and other threats from your Windows computer.

Refer the below article that has more information on this. Please let us know if any other concerns

McAfee Malware cleaner 


Magesh J

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