Short bio

Trojan.Agent.SVC.Generic is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for trojans that pretend to be a Microsoft service and are not classified in another family.

Type and source of infection

Trojan.Agent.SVC.Generic mimics legitimate Windows services to avoid being easily spotted by the users of affected systems.
Trojan.Agent.SVC.Generic can either be dropped by another malware or downloaded from suspicious (if not malicious) sites.


Malwarebytes protects users from Trojan.Agent.SVC.Generic by using real-time protection. At the moment there are no infections matching this detection in the wild.


Malwarebytes can remove Trojan.Agent.SVC.Generic without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. Then click Finish.
  4. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  5. If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
  6. When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  7. Restart your computer when prompted to do so.

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