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How to Start/Stop Application Layer Gateway Service

Service name: ALG

Display name: Application Layer Gateway Service


Description:

Provides support for 3rd party protocol plug-ins for Internet Connection Sharing



Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\alg.exe

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Msconfig:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Application Layer Gateway Service from starting with the operating system using System Configuration

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Type msconfig and press Enter

In System Configuration please go to Services tab and locate Application Layer Gateway Service
Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish

Any change make in System Configuration will be apply after restart