Short bio

Trojan.Agent.Trace is Malwarebytes’ generic detection name for traces of any infection that can’t be attributed to a specific Trojan.

Type and source of the infection

Trojan.Agent.Trace is harmless by itself, but the presence of it is a sign of a system infection. The traces could be leftovers from an already removed malware.


Protection against Trojan.Agent.Trace is not necessary. This is merely a removal detection.


Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.Agent.Trace 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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