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* What is Alexa

* Download SpyHunter 5 Malware Remediation Tool

* Remove Alexa manually

* Uninstall Alexa from Windows 10

* Uninstall Alexa from Windows 8/8.1

* Uninstall Alexa from Windows 7

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Threat indicator: MEDIUM

Threat's profile

Name of the threat:

Command or file name:

Threat type:

Affected OS:

Affected browsers:

Alexa

se.dll, DllInstall

Badware

Win32 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari


92 percentage of interviewed buyers reported they didn't remember about Alexa existance on their machines. Machines where Internet Explorer program is the primary browser program are particularly hurtable to Alexa assaults even if there's a seemly Alexa removal tool on PC as this browser is tightly integrated with Windows that lets Alexa to admittance to crucial system parts, so it is obligatory to remove Alexa right now. Other Alexa sources use rootkit modes to avert detection and Alexa removal by Alexa removal tools. Some kinds of Alexa turn off firewalls and anti rootkit, reduce browser security preferences, opening the system for further deseases. There are legislative acts under which it's illegal to setup any applications that alters site-browsing preferences, follows keystrokes, that's why Alexa is illegal and the use of Alexa removal tools with an eye to remove Alexa or perform attempts of Alexa removal needed for the sake of law. The act of Alexa removal or endeavor to remove Alexa may be distinguished as legal.


Alexa intrusion method

Alexa installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (Alexa). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. Alexa copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is se.dll, DllInstall . Sometimes it creates new startup key with name Alexa and value se.dll, DllInstall . You can also find it in your processes list with name se.dll, DllInstall or Alexa. Also, it can create folder with name Alexa under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation Alexa starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove Alexa immediately.


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* Removes all files created by Alexa.

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How to remove Alexa manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Alexa, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Alexa.

To get rid of Alexa, you should:


1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:


  • alxbw328.dll
  • alexa65.inf
  • alexa7.inf
  • alxtb1.dll
  • alxtb2.dll
  • lxtb.dll
  • alexabp.dll

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:


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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:


  • Key: clsid\{cfbc6eeb-a0e1-11d2-9224-006097325e61}
    Value: @
  • Key: popup.htmlevent
    Value: @
  • Key: popup.popupkiller
    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects
    \{3df73df8-41e2-4fc2-8cbf-4b9407433755}

    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects
    \{f1fabe79-25fc-46de-8c5a-2c6db9d64333}

    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\internet explorer\menuext\mail to a friend...
    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\internet explorer\menuext\see related links
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\clsid\{f1fabe79-25fc-46de-8c5a-2c6db9d64333}
    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\internet
    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects
    \{3df73df8-41e2-4fc2-8cbf-4b9407433755}

    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects
    \{f1fabe79-25fc-46de-8c5a-2c6db9d64333}

    Value: @

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.


Uninstall Alexa related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Alexa entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Alexa won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use SpyHunter 5 Malware Remediation Tool.


Windows 10


  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings

  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column

  • Find Alexa under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.

  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.



Windows 8/8.1


  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate Alexa or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.


Windows 7/Vista


  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find Alexa

  • Click Uninstall button.


Windows XP


  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Alexa related entries.

  • Click Remove button.


Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like Alexa are very wide-spread, and unfortunatelly many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use SpyHunter, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like Alexa.

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Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Alexa and se.dll, DllInstall we received earlier:

Problem Summary: I want this off my husband phone.

I put this on my huband phone I want it off.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: I want this off my husband phone.

I put this on my huband phone I want it off.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: i will recovery my deleted mails and chat archive... but how? pealse.....help me

I have cleared all my chat history. But i really need to look at them again. its very important Please help me thank you.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: i will recovery my deleted mails and chat archive... but how? pealse.....help me

I have cleared all my chat history. But i really need to look at them again. its very important Please help me thank you.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: get rid of alexa

I have installed the alexa toolbar - I use Mozilla FireFox - and than uninstalled the toolbar using: tools/add-ons.
The toolbar has been removed BUT I keep getting the alexa logo - on my google search pages - on top of the page together with the search box - why is that ? how to get rid of that ?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Recover your files/Computer infected popup

recurring popup/trojan is quite annoying, have tried everything

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: backdoor.win32.small.ive remover

i found a trojan backdoor.win32.small.ive in my explorer.exe file even when i format my hard disk. how can i remove?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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