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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  2. Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply
  3. After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.
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  7. If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
  8. Comodo Antivirus will remove alg.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 08 July 2008 at 11:33 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a65c379010cd79f5
fc1d744aa9231b9a
99c8024b
d89ad7d904e438ff
a356e4bbfba92ab8
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 6c92a48812250143
599c346590f51667
620e8b1b
265276fa480b0079
78ea1eebd380790d
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A China N/A
3 N/A Executable 4ab398a45f4806f2
b60e3b041ff13806
46433077
a2ed2a5dfc3954a8
15cf165c2f07dfd6
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 8.00.0001 8.00.0001 United States N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 56976f306e40e766
631a1fc65810d34c
560ef42d
4656e73450fae320
ba90636cec185849
Unclassified
Malware
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 June 2008 at 9:37 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ed44c251c53a9f0c
ce20b30e50067f2a
89222858
f1958fbf86d5c004
cf19a5951a9514b7
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Internal Submission
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4d773a6997b46a6b
151cb39d03eab5d7
51e2ea79
88842de939a82757
7bf24243699ac80a
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
Czech Republic
3 綠鹰网络 Executable f79591b6520d2382
8f4556cffe615cc6
e5885179
de3fdab1828a8b65
421e56476686733a
No 5, 0, 0, 1 5, 0, 0, 1 Internal Submission
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable ef5728c819f466bf
e56c36bc9db3fac0
04ef3d50
8c515081584a38aa
007909cd02020b3d
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-0852)
5.1.2600.5
512
Slovenia
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