alg.exe

Process name: Application Layer Gateway Service

Application using this process: Microsoft Windows Operating System


alg.exe

Process name: Application Layer Gateway Service

Application using this process: Microsoft Windows Operating System


alg.exe


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Process name: Application Layer Gateway Service

Application using this process: Microsoft Windows Operating System

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What is alg.exe doing on my computer?

The alg.exe executable allows applications (such as IM clients, RTSP, BitTorrent, SIP, and FTP) from a client computer to dynamically utilize passive TCP/ UDP ports in communicating with known ports on a server. This allows software to access applications that reside on another computer even if there is a firewall.

The alg.exe file’s absence would cause the security protocols to block communication ports, or for network administrators to consciously open numerous ports on the firewall that would create immense network vulnerability and potential threats.

The development of alg.exe was done within the context of computer networking architectures, where it is associated with the Application Level (or Layer) Gateway Service, as well as Network Address Translation, and is designed to supplement the firewall protection of a network.


alg.exe is a system process that is needed for your PC to work properly. It should not be removed. Check your system now to identify unused processes that are slowing down your computer.
alg.exe

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Is alg.exe harmful?

This process is considered safe. It is unlikely to pose any harm to your system. Scan your system now to identify issues with this process and services that can be safely removed.
alg.exe is a safe process

Can I stop or remove alg.exe?

Since alg.exe is a system process it should not be stopped. The process is required for your PC to work properly. Scan Windows processes now to identify unused processes that are affecting your PC’s performance.

Is alg.exe CPU intensive?

This process is considered to be CPU intensive. Without proper management, CPU intensive processes can manipulate system resources causing speed loss. To protect your computer from CPU manipulation, we recommend that you SpeedUpMyPC’s Speed Tools to effectively improve your PC’s performance.

Why is alg.exe giving me errors?

System process issues are mainly a result of conflicting applications running on your PC. Consider uninstalling any applications you are not using and using SpeedUpMyPC to scan your system for unused process and services.



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