trace.exe is a process from X-Ways Software Technology AG. It can be found in the
location of C:\Documents and Settings. It is a potential security risk which can
be modified maliciously by virus. trace.exe virus should be disabled and removed if
it was attacked and brought you windows xp/vista/7 errors.
Common trace.exe Error Messages
"Windows\System32\ trace.exe missing or corrupt: Please re-install a copy of the above file.""Could not find C:\Windows\system32\ trace.exe""Windows could not start because the following file is missing or corrupt: Windows\system32\ trace.exe. Please re-install a copy of the above file.""Error starting the application because trace.exe""Dll Registration: Failed for file C:\WINDOWS\System32\ trace.exe""Cannot start Microsoft Windows. A required component is missing: trace.exe"
"Illegal System DLL Relocation""This process crashes after installation of Windows XP Service Pack 2""Windows will not boot due to this process not being found""Internet Explorer uses 100% CPU time""Blue Screen of Death "STOP 0xC000021A" citing as the problem ""This process continues running after closing all Microsoft Office applications"
trace.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Undesired spyware attacksUnable to boot up trace.exe files that are saved to the desktopDamaged or incorrect version of the trace.exe fileRemove certain files by accidentViruses infectionConstantly system crashesIrregular power supply, overheated CPU, and malfunctioning HDD controllerCorrupt or invalid file allocation list, swap file, password list and registry, Incorrect BIOS settingA mass of empty registry keys, embedded keys, invalid uninstall entries, sound sections, help sections, invalid shortcuts and invalid file extensionsCorrupt or invalid trace.exeDamaged or missing dynamic link library filesPop-up advertisementsShortage of RAMIncorrectly installed printer drivers or HP Jetadmin driversSerious Malware Attacks