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Program info

Estimated safety rating


alg.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if alg.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your PC against potential security problems.

Executable file path


Usually, this application is stored in C:\Windows\System32\alg.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is 3290d6946b5e30e70414990574883ddb.

Is running as a service


This program is a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which perform useful functions to other applications or to Windows in general.

Belongs to the operating system


alg.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This program can put to good use the full power of a modern computer cpu.

Digitally signed


alg.exe is digitally signed. Today most legit programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in alg.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.