Windows Live Toolbar Files and Configuration

Q

What files are used by Windows Live Toolbar for Internet Explorer (IE) browser? How Alexa Toolbar is configured on your system?

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A

Whenever an Internet Explorer (IE) browser add-on (toolbar) is installed, you should check your system to see what files are used by this add-on tool, and how it is configured on your system.

What files are used by Windows Live Toolbar? Using the file explore, you should be able to find the following files:

C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live
C:\Program Files\Windows Live Toolbar

How Windows Live Toolbar is configured on your system? Using HijackThis, you should be able to find the following extra lines in the HijackThis scan report:

O2 - BHO: Windows Live Toolbar Helper 
   - {BDBD1DAD-C946-4A17-ADC1-64B5B4FF55D0} 
   - C:\Program Files\Windows Live Toolbar\msntb.dll
O3 - Toolbar: Windows Live Toolbar 
   - {BDAD1DAD-C946-4A17-ADC1-64B5B4FF55D0} 
   - C:\Program Files\Windows Live Toolbar\msntb.dll
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Windows Live Search 
   - res://C:\Program Files\Windows Live Toolbar\msntb.dll
   /search.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Open in new background tab 
   - res://C:\Program Files\Windows Live Toolbar\Components
   \en-us\msntabres.dll.mui
   /229?cdd1cf46302449038c1da82f3e550829
O8 - Extra context menu item: Open in new foreground tab 
   - res://C:\Program Files\Windows Live Toolbar\Components
   \en-us\msntabres.dll.mui
   /230?cdd1cf46302449038c1da82f3e550829

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