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clicked on a 4kb mp3 file by mistake could it be a virus ?

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running windows 7 and avira internet security, avira is detecting nothing but that file looked suspicious, idk if i can post that file here

if someone wants a link for the file to test it i will provide it !
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post #2 of 5
Download malwarebytes antimalware, do the free full trial and run a full scan. I've used it in the past when other antivirus programs don't pick things up, it's a very thorough virus scanner.
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Upload the file here https://www.virustotal.com/en/ and tell us the results.
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    Since 4 KB is way too small to be a valid MP3 file with music, I recommend simply deleting the MP3 file, and scanning your computer for malware using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.
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If you have a download manager, sometimes it will actually download the link to lets say an imbedded video. i.e- advertisement, then you'll get a pop up to save it...usually it's 4kb in size, if you don't notice it quick enough you can accidentally press on save and or open. It won't do anything, and 9/10 times its not a virus, your download manager grabs the link. Don't know if this applies to you or not, but I've seen it several times, nothing to worry about if its this...
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