Author Topic: processes  (Read 2469 times)

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wilson44512

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processes
« on: January 16, 2006, 02:22:37 AM »
since i have avast installed i noticed that i have six processes running just for avast. do i really need all them running?
alg.exe
ashdisp.exe
ashmaisv.exe
ashserv.exe
ashwebsv.exe
aswupdsv.exe

CharleyO

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Re: processes
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2006, 02:32:15 AM »
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alg.exe is part of Windows - application layer gateway.

Check this Google search for more info ......

http://search.earthlink.net/search?q=alg.exe&area=earthlink-ws&FD=0&channel=narrowband


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« Last Edit: January 16, 2006, 03:00:44 AM by CharleyO »

Zagor

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Re: processes
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2006, 02:35:29 AM »
It depends on what you need to protect.

ashdisp.exe is the 'icon' on system tray
ashmaisv.exe is avast! e-Mail Scanner Service
ashserv.exe is avast! antivirus service
ashwebsv.exe is avast! Web Scanner
aswupdsv.exe is update module

For alg.exe I'm not sure.

Zagor

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Re: processes
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2006, 02:36:52 AM »
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alg.exe is part of Windows - application layered gateway.

Check this Google search for more info ......

http://search.earthlink.net/search?q=alg.exe&area=earthlink-ws&FD=0&channel=narrowband


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Thanks Charley, just seen your post.