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Below are step by step instructions to remove Alexa from your computer.
Note: This process is difficult and is not recommend unless you are an expert in this field. The manual process is also dangerous as the removal process requires you to access and edit sensitive files in the registry of your machine and run the risk of totally destroying your computer.

An important point to remember when removing Alexa is to delete all parts of the Alexa code. This is a must as Alexa will rebuild itself and will result in further spreading of the spyware parasite.

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Alexa Description
Alexa works as an Internet Explorer toolbar and may track your web browsing and search information. Although Alexa wouldn't attempt to analyze the data it may collect about you to determine who you are, some of your information collected by the software may be personally identifiable.

Alexa Removal Instructions

Before you can delete files, you must first stop all the Alexa processes that are running in memory.
Do this by ending all processes from the Task Manager.
Press CtrL+ALT+DELETE to open the Windows Task Manager. If you see multiple
"tabs," click on the "Processes" tab. For each process that you would like
to kill, find the process name in the list, click it to select it, and click
the "End Process" button.

Delete registry values Instructions:
Open the Windows Registry Editor by clicking on the Windows "Start" button,
clicking "Run," and typing "regedit" into the box in the Window that appears. Click "OK".
Once the Registry Editor is open, navigate through the registry tree to the
location of the key that you wish to delete. When you find the key or
value to be deleted, click on it to highlight it and press the "DELETE" key.

Delete Registry Values:
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars\{B8DB14B3-772F-4ee6-A322-2134DA8C52D6}
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars\{B8DB14B3-772F-4ee6-A322-2134DA8C52D6}\
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\CmdM\apping\{c95fe080-8f5d-11d2-a20b-00aa003c157a}
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\Cmd\Mapping{9D74677A-E227-40fb-9511-F7E92EA4083A}
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Menu\Ext\Get Alexa Data\
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Menu\Ext\Mail to a Friend...
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Menu\Ext\Mail to a Friend...\
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Menu\Ext\See Related Links
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Menu\Ext\See Related Links\
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\5.0\User Agent\Post Platform\Alexa Toolbar

Unregister DLL Instructions:
To un-register a DLL file, first locate the file on your hard drive.
Open a command prompt window by clicking on the Windows "Start" button,
clicking "Run," and typing "cmd" into the box in the Window that appears. Click "OK."
Next type "regsvr32 /u " and press the "ENTER" key.
For example, to un-register a file called "myDll.dll" which is located in
the "C:\windows\system32" folder, your would type
"regsvr32 /u C:\windows\system32\myDll.dll" and press the "ENTER" key.

Delete File Entries:

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