How to remove the AlxTB1 virus
Most antivirus programs identify AlxTB1.dll as malware, e.g. Kaspersky identifies it as not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.AlexaBar.n, and Symantec identifies it as Trackware.Alexa.
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AlxTB1.dll file information
Description: AlxTB1.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 520,281 bytes (53% of all occurrences), 565,248 bytes or 516,185 bytes.
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your Internet browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as your browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. The unique ID of this BHO is F1FABE79-25FC-46de-8C5A-2C6DB9D64333. The program has no visible window. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. It is able to monitor Internet browser. The file is not a Windows system file. AlxTB1.dll is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 59% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify AlxTB1.dll related errors
External information from Tony Klein:
- This spyware BHO (AlxTB1.dll, AlxTB2.dll) is related to Alexa
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as AlxTB1.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the AlxTB1.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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