nothing bad adam its nearly harmless. clcradiogm This file is not necessary for internet connection! The following information is a brief description of what is known about this file. Probably a bug or connection stopper in xp sp2 hate disconnection Application Layer Gateway Service ms I found this vie ZoneAlarm firewall.
Now everything opens in less than a few seconds total with no delay. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. If executed it can change your registry & delete system files. It is located in c:\windows\system32...seems to be a trojan newHere Windows file!!
alg.exe is a part of the Microsoft Windows operating system. japh Cheesehead Allows dial up connections to be seen over a lan. Well, both are disabled and it's still running. Should your Firewall detect access to this file, block it, and you won't have any troubles with it.
Maur It is acctually essential if you use ICS - Internet Connection Sharing. No Dependencies. He has contributed to popular blogs like Lifehacker and Daily Blog Tips and strives to create valuable content that everyone will find interesting and useful. Exchanges some information with Ms servers.
Examples of such programs are your FTP software, IM clients etc. As you can see that the process has been verified, ason the extreme right corner, whereas others have not. This can also be the name of a virus/spyware process, which you'll have to search on google for help removing. No way!...
if you listen to the virus screamers ur gonna be popping your windows CD back in shortly after you delete it or using system restore dont be a dumb ass after However, writers of malware programs, such as viruses, worms, and Trojans deliberately give their processes the same file name to escape detection. mutra It is necessary.Do NOT end it.. alg.exe is typically located in "C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\" on Windows 2000 and "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\" on Windows XP.
I have it blocked full time and i can still dial up and connect etc. Linde (TimeLord) I got rid of this file and my network connection works well ... The one that provide firewall support per application in addition to standard firewall IP, protocol and port blocking. I deleted it (you have to fool XP file protection of course).
It WILL NOT disrupt your internet connection. It accesses some strange IP addresses. I never even saw it as I use Spygate firewall. z.B.
I just installed "AOL 9.0 Security Edition" about 2 weeks ago. Lone Wolf Itīs required for ftp.exe, because ftp.exe connect to alg.exe and then alg.exe connect to ftp server. Kyle Weiss When I right-click, the menu pops up very slow. Also, to prevent these infections, you must take care to enable the real time protection feature of your security tools.
Tired of spyware I just disabled it as a service and my computer seems to be running faster wildcatter There *do* seem to be Trojans that use this file name but That being said, it should not be terminated. i dont need it when i have tcp and udp control in my router..
Anyone else saying otherwise is either retarded or is trying to get you to damge your computer. While a virus could overwrite this file or delete and run as, your AV should notice this(you do have one right?) Only disable if you are behind hardware firewall or not If you need any assistance, I would be happy to help. So i always turn it off from the task manager.
I still have full internet and home network access. Beware of this hacker - he takes your system out quickly. shakeel There is a worm connected to this that is a file called W32.Petch. My advice...if you see it as your top process start tcpdumping the traffic from that machine, even if it's the legit alg.exe, at best something is pestering that station's firewall Another
Haplo If you cannot connect to ftp's reinstall the program or reset it thru Command.com or CMD.exe. This service provides support for third party protocol plug-ins for the Internet Connection Sharing application and Internet Connection Firewall. See also: Link Alex Raptor This is just the Windows Firewall/Internet Connection Sharing (ICS). blocking inbound activity has had no negetive effect.
Alg.exe is a core process of Microsoft Windows OS XP as well as Windows Vista. Cookie Monster There is nothing bad or malicious about this program. After the installation of Service Pack 2, it no longer is required. Totally not dangerous.
So as weak as it is, it'z all I've got 2 render unto u my good man or woman!…(smile). Vivi i always end this process as it i find it annoying in task manager and i still have internet connectivity this websites definition is wrong! japh Cheesehead Allows dial up connections to be seen over a lan. Doing so you have no firewall true xp. (using norton my self) Uneek This process is garbage if you use a 3rd party firewall and don't need windows garbage firewall.
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