[unisog] MS alg.exe listening on tcp

John Gerth gerth at stanford.edu
Thu Apr 13 18:39:37 GMT 2006


PaulFM wrote:
> The Windows firewall is now part of alg (Application Layer Gateway Service) 
> since SP2, so you need it running to use the firewall (and you may need it 
> running to use third-party firewalls).
> 
  Hmmm.....I stopped and disabled ALG and my XP firewall (patched through April 06)
  seems to be working just fine although I could easily believe ALG might be needed
  with third-party software.

  What kind of firewall failures should I be seeing?

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