VersionsVersions

6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 8.50%
6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 0.18%
6.3.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.53%
6.3.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.09%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 26.46%
6.2.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.18%
6.2.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.18%
6.2.8250.0 (winmain_win8beta.120217-1520) 0.09%
6.2.8102.0 (winmain_win8m3.110823-1455) 0.18%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.09%
5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) 0.09%
5.2.3790.1830 (srv03_sp1_rtm.050324-1447) 0.27%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 40.53%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 2.65%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 1.95%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 0.27%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 2.04%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 0.09%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 0.09%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 1.33%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 0.27%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 0.09%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 0.62%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 0.80%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 0.62%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 0.97%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 0.27%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 0.09%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 0.09%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852) 0.09%
5.1.2600.3311 (xpsp.080211-1047) 0.18%
5.1.2600.3300 (xpsp.080125-0707) 0.09%
5.1.2600.3244 (xpsp.071030-0319) 0.09%
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) 9.20%
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) 0.27%
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) 0.09%
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) 0.09%
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) 0.09%
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) 0.09%
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) 0.09%
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) 0.09%

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ALG.exe

Application Layer Gateway Service by Microsoft

Remove ALG.exe
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

Overview

alg.exe has 41 known versions, the most recent one is 6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623). It is started as a Windows Service called 'Servicio de puerta de enlace de nivel de aplicación' with the name 'ALG' and described as “Proporciona compatibilidad entre los complementos de protocolo de terceros y la Conexión compartida a Internet”. . The average file size is about 52.38 KB. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0009% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 1.57 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 3.8 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 158 Bytes per minute for reads and 16 Bytes per minute for writes.

What is alg.exe?

The Application Layer Gateway Service provides support for 3rd party protocol plug-ins for Internet Connection Sharing (ICS).

About alg.exe (from Microsoft)

Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) is the use of a device with Internet access such as 3G cellular service, broadband via Ethernet, or other Internet gateway as an access point for other devices. It wa

DetailsDetails

File name:alg.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Application Layer Gateway Service
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\alg.exe
Windows Service
Service name:ALG
Display name:Servicio de puerta de enlace de nivel de aplicación
Description:“Proporciona compatibilidad entre los complementos de protocolo de terceros y la Conexión compartida a Internet”
Type:Win32OwnProcess

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Application Layer Gateway Service.)
Chargoon Co.
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KM-Software
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NVIDIA Corporation
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The NVIDIA Driver is the software driver for NVIDIA Graphics GPU installed on the PC. It is a program used to communicate from the Windows PC OS to the device. This software is required in most cases ...

BehaviorsBehaviors

(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of alg.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Services
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'ALG' (Servicio de puerta de enlace de nivel de aplicación)

VersionsAll file variations of alg.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
a91d8e1e433efb32551bce69037e1ce7 24a9fac362526940924dd910527ae0f9c67a0af2 90.5 KB
f0393267267b7e0efd1e987781783b9f 255568dc6e133dfe7f3ce8fcc21c765eee635b3b 71 KB
7e9d33dafaf2c2e2210a4448a3960a28 f9fdd1b8ee8f9417f7b5949da785d08ef3272c4e 90.5 KB
79a826648646394b580a58676666e204 4678b52d383d72503e3e0909bef2cf0e40d713cd 71 KB
d1be8e6e5b3af23a4393af1bf867977a 9be2c776dd6b92bdf321473a10be9071ef2b0773 92 KB
9ef416ec99e3389d1199d47da23a6c93 d38b6f368b17bbcd15e35e009a6ddedca9ecb135 93 KB
d67d7c761612db0f48d4195e85212dfd 0454237d158eef20e4b134057f018ba37bc23cca 70.5 KB
a6ea009dca7839f989a4ab257ef09c46 bcba6c3d29ea24553517577f9da30ef3438bb4bd 56 KB
f749eb4ddaa642e2198e8730572a7684 e3bc1c4cb916e4ad25bb0d830db208e611c21427 56 KB
b9a92759db9743193373da7320b0afd7 edca76357cebafd739cc59aa7f28414608cd8a2f 77.5 KB
8e89cb0283d7ded092d76ae53d123c40 ad2535def40e59b16a496b9a1e7aab03987813cb 44 KB
2d21ff6d4cd30e679f1a294d5ba3d97b 95fabb22bc04dd48256baf721dcbba03283caa6a 74 KB
8c515081584a38aa007909cd02020b3d ef5728c819f466bfe56c36bc9db3fac004ef3d50 43.5 KB
1f559252e6d787b9b48463bb2c8ceac2 5ccca70cdbfbcbeac37e174a475d9bc9a77e2967 43.5 KB
5e9a6658a2a69ae7eb195113b7a2e7a9 14e7dcd7c9eb3c9adb84ebca3050413602ab1a6e 43.5 KB
5df46f9ad9c1d611a38af2abb9365b5b 634f19d451540677d89a68330709a6f38116e763 43.5 KB
764b7a1e6ae2d70416a7932f3b97ac99 1d91acdd28abf142461d6e992fe51baf3e85ff1f 43.5 KB
88842de939a827577bf24243699ac80a 4d773a6997b46a6b151cb39d03eab5d751e2ea79 43.5 KB
89482328adea23df2b2b0d6dce5a1a76 2aa4e0cc1b4117c365220eb8942ca86b7e2035e0 43.5 KB
190cd73d4984f94d823f9444980513e5 209ba123a75b60672c2023c9569e2d8d58cbb6e7 43.5 KB
8e4a4591879b2eb4af817f405b436449 6bf80557fe139b91d36cc2ee674b3330689d3ff6 43.5 KB
dab2a89fde5cf791161200d90c1bcb12 6e8cb1805becd3da5afbf75d6cac928dc1ea02f4 43.5 KB
6d2018aee93285f2a8bef55d722187a3 5a55104a1df591dafb7c7ddabf1d2302bf7b28d8 43.5 KB
74dc9d5fa3df762090968ba8898223bb 3ce3ae50cb881ddd4d9a131c851e4a6f422e8459 43.5 KB
d5e9ed7e9023e83058fd01945c289269 5336dde6fa98d73e5ba28edae00371253520a804 43.5 KB
2ac9e97d0e32250098efc9ac937ca097 2cadd78481c353739417888465e6a4a75558125e 43.5 KB
ab74a1b7500aca7d43d84804cbdf11fb cf47e6f6b2f275157c9df8d50f916d96e7f5b2b7 43.5 KB
3f0b3ffa85694fc655c4c07c471030e9 3bf214502dab2f5edf7497849a591133540d7b25 43.5 KB
20923ff57f894ce9217c683a7efcbe77 219e40f236ed25752a0b22af8f7b9a80486dc4c3 43.5 KB
d1738dddff196c5cee6d867c136af745 5fd9c6e105aac1664ea72b852fc021f34cbc2e3c 43.5 KB
b3f4d7870d95478a4771eb42b7927eab 2bb7268721aef2c612abce577e09c1ffc3c2b581 43.5 KB
4fae8b8974d2f26a741f419dd2463476 00661959c3fe2a00f9bfa2b084ca08d97035f501 43.5 KB
e967ce465bad1c89f715d8567e489a63 6966a512a4745e92009dd73d011b78a82801900f 43.5 KB
f1958fbf86d5c004cf19a5951a9514b7 ed44c251c53a9f0cce20b30e50067f2a89222858 43.5 KB
906d6932d533f1591caa84e846b9ba06 82de9dd79be8edcf1f8bc593e438cb1ba713b3d4 43.5 KB
a9f056c108494b2480143b85275a4257 8f938cd72eb69b33bdc4769bf570936a1844bb46 43.5 KB
b43cc0f07752d456038cd0268e4d84e9 6d02f5def2e1b74539e4825a4661363e19530266 43.5 KB
379c7ac3ebcb636ecdb704e188a96a13 432c15ce3eb962597b6805dcd103dae8e7334133 43.5 KB
2fe681d10c5fc343dbbc0610b8dd4d24 9a248413877004562bc30d23f1d79c2762336551 43.5 KB
e00b85a88bc415f52600149290e7da04 bc24c7fc80add07dc3ca94e999ed049a771b582d 43.5 KB
dd4b64ce5015db417f970285820ebc30 db439839e932c79d7a3a0e115375fe8520b412a4 43.5 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Microsoft Windows XP 45.50%
Windows 8 13.25%
Windows 8.1 12.75%
Windows 8 Pro 7.75%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.25%
Windows 8 Single Language 3.25%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 2.50%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 2.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 1.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro Preview 1.25%
Windows 8 Enterprise 1.00%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 0.75%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 0.50%
Windows Developer Preview 0.50%
Windows 8.1 N 0.25%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation 0.25%
Windows 8 Pro N 0.25%
Windows 8.1 Single Language Preview 0.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro Preview with Media Center 0.25%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 32.99% of Application Layer Gateway Service.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 22.98%
Hewlett-Packard 11.69%
Lenovo 10.48%
ASUS 9.68%
Toshiba 8.47%
Acer 8.27%
Intel 5.65%
American Megatrends 5.04%
Compaq 4.84%
Sony 4.03%
GIGABYTE 3.63%
Sahara 2.22%
Samsung 1.01%
Gateway 0.81%
Alienware 0.40%
Medion 0.40%
MSI 0.40%
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