This component is part of Alexa
Component Name: alexainstaller.exe
Description of : Alexa is a search toolbar owned by Amazon.com. It installs itself into Internet Explorer and Netscape browsers and adds a bar with a series of links which give information about each visited web page. It will also transmit every URL of the sites you visit back to their servers. It collects information on your shopping habits and would occasionally direct you to competitor sites.
Recommendation for :
It is highly recommended that this application be removed. Non-removal of this application will expose you to unscrupulous advertisers who will constantly send you numerous unsolicited ads.
Browser Hijacker: No
Commercial Keylogger: No
Remote Administration Tool: No
Company Name: Alexa Internet, Inc.
Methods of Distribution: This comes from the Alexa website.
Release Date: 2002