How to Remove “alg.exe”

What is Alg.exe?

Alg.exe is a Windows process file. It is also known as Application Layer Gateway Services which is used for Internet connection sharing and firewall. The alg.exe file is stored in C:\Windows\System32 and typically takes about 44544 bytes of storage capacity. Spammers tamper with the original program on same name and spread into Internet. This virus affects the whole system process and make the system obsolete.

Affected Platform: Windows

How to determine if a system is affected by alg.exe malware?

To start with, check the location of the exe file.

Step 1: Go to Task Manager by simultaneously pressing the CTRL+ALT+DEL keys.

Step 2: Right click on the svchost.exe and select Open File Location. The Open File Location will show you the path where the file is actually located. If the file is located anywhere else other than c:\windows\system32 or c:\winnt\system32, then it is time for you to take curative measures to contain and terminate the virus infection.

How to remove the alg.exe file from system?

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  8. Comodo Antivirus will remove alg.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 October 2009 at 11:59 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable fb8870d54adbdfb6
c05371e15378f0d1
c01bde4f
14f0234bec76acfb
e3bbdd313a857ebc
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.234.219.31/32 N/A
2 N/A Executable a65c379010cd79f5
fc1d744aa9231b9a
99c8024b
d89ad7d904e438ff
a356e4bbfba92ab8
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable 6c92a48812250143
599c346590f51667
620e8b1b
265276fa480b0079
78ea1eebd380790d
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A China N/A
4 N/A Executable 4ab398a45f4806f2
b60e3b041ff13806
46433077
a2ed2a5dfc3954a8
15cf165c2f07dfd6
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 8.00.0001 8.00.0001 United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 17 December 2008 at 2:26 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 綠鹰网络 Executable f79591b6520d2382
8f4556cffe615cc6
e5885179
de3fdab1828a8b65
421e56476686733a
No 5, 0, 0, 1 5, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 11359db5ea23ef90
8c6c5bef1135bf38
2da0de59
8082b3cab155aced
73624cbaf4f43e28
No 10.0.16232
.1000
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.16232
.1000
Germany
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 634f19d451540677
d89a68330709a6f3
8116e763
5df46f9ad9c1d611
a38af2abb9365b5b
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.224.1.116/32
4 N/A Executable 0910944b6ae59b66
985bebf2a596a11c
13934573
1ba9879329940513
a79513ed27f96cf8
No N/A N/A United States
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