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Should I remove Alexa Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
28% remove it72% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #26,974
United States Rank #25,614
Reach 0.0066%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.12 days
210.16 days >
Average installed length: 110.42 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
11.0.2013.1018 23.66%
11.0.2013.0827 6.45%

Other programs by Alex Yalovlev

Alexa Toolbar

What is Alexa Toolbar?  (from Alex Yalovlev)

Alexa could not exist without the participation of the Alexa Toolbar community. Each member of the community, in addition to getting a useful tool, gives back. By using the Firefox, Chrome and IE toolbars, every member contributes valuable information about the web, how it's used, what's important and what isn't. Alexa...  Read more

Overview

Alexa Toolbar is a software program developed by Alex Yalovlev. The most common release is 11.0.2013.1018, with over 33% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 1.27 MB (1,329,029 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 39% of users of Alexa Toolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.alexa.com/toolbar
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\alexa toolbar
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Alexa Toolbar\AlexaToolbar.10.0.Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Alexa Toolbar

  • AlexaToolbar.10.0.Uninstall.exe (by Alexa.com) - Alexa Toolbar
  • AlexaToolbar.11.0.Uninstall.exe (by Alexa.com)
  • AlexaToolbar.10.0.dll
  • AlexaToolbar.11.0.dll
  • AlexaToolbarSSB2.11.0.dll - Alexa Toolbars Bandwidth Helper
  • AlxSSB2PS.dll
  • Uninstall9.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • AlexaToolbar.11.0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'AlxHelper Class' with the class of {F443A627-5009-4323-9C1D-7FD598D0D712} (AlxHelper).
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • AlexaToolbar.11.0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Alexa Toolbar' with the class of {EA582743-9076-4178-9AA6-7393FDF4D5CE}.
  • AlexaToolbar.10.0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Alexa Toolbar' with the class of {EA582743-9076-4178-9AA6-7393FDF4D5CE}.

How do I remove Alexa Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove Alexa Toolbar from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Alexa Toolbar from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Alexa Toolbar, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Alexa Toolbar.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Alexa Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 28%
Keep it 72%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 16.13%
Windows Vista 8.60%
Windows XP 8.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.35%
Windows 7 Professional 12.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.60%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.42%
  Iran 9.62%
  Australia 4.81%
  United Kingdom 4.81%
  France 2.88%
  Canada 2.88%
  Turkey 2.88%
  South Africa 1.92%
  DZ 1.92%
  Kuwait 1.92%
  Spain 1.92%
  Germany 1.92%
  GP 1.92%
  Saudi Arabia 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.16%
Hewlett-Packard 26.98%
Acer 23.81%
Toshiba 6.35%
American Megatrends 4.76%
GIGABYTE 3.17%
Gateway 1.59%
Alienware 1.59%
ASUS 1.59%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5010 5.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite M645 1.25%
Sony VGN-CS110E 1.25%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 1.25%

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