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Should I remove ALShow?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,452
United States Rank #25,059
Reach 0.0062%


v1.92 13.82%
v1.91 41.46%
v1.8 5.69%
1.7 12.20%
1.62 17.89%
1.5beta 8.94%

Typically installed together

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ALShow is a program developed by ESTsoft. The most used version is v1.91, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is alshow.exe. The software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 21.77 MB (22,824,328 bytes). ALUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 46% of users of ALShow come from the United States, it is also popular in Saudi Arabia and BD.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: advert.estsoft.com/?event=200911233012845
Help link: www.altools.co.kr
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ESTsoft\ALShow
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ESTsoft\ALShow\unins000.exe
Estimated size: 21.77 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ALShow

Program executable:alshow.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\estsoft\alshow\alshow.exe
Additional files:
  • ALSkin.dll - ALSkin Dynamic Link Library
  • AZMain.dll - ALZip Extract Component (ALZip Dynamic Link Library)
  • ALUpdate.dll - ALTools Updater (ALUpdate DLL)
  • ALPShell.dll - ALShow Shell (ALShow Shell Dll)
  • unins000.exe - ALShow Setup
  • ALShowShell.dll - ALShowShell (ALShowShell Dll)
  • CodecAgent.dll - CodecAgent (CodecAgent Dll)
  • ALPCore.dll - ALPlayer (ALPlayer Dll)
  • ALPlayer.dll
  • ALSTS.dll - ALSTS (ALSTS Deamon)
  • estblackbox.dll - ESTBlackBox (ESTsoft Error Reporting Tool)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ALShow.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ESTsoft RunAsStdUser 3429104Task' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Lavalys\EVEREST Home Edition\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove ALShow?

You can uninstall ALShow from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ALShow, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove ALShow.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.22%
Windows XP 26.83%
Windows 10 10.57%
Windows Vista 10.57%
Windows Server 2003 0.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 28.10%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.18%
Windows 7 Professional 9.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.44%
Windows 8 Pro 3.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.21%
  Saudi Arabia 8.97%
  BD 4.83%
  Germany 4.14%
  India 2.07%
  Israel 2.07%
  Iran 2.07%
  Canada 2.07%
  Czech Republic 2.07%
  United Kingdom 2.07%
  Chile 1.38%
  Brazil 1.38%
  Australia 1.38%
  Argentina 1.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 18.42%
Dell 17.11%
Acer 14.47%
Toshiba 14.47%
Intel 6.58%
ASUS 5.26%
American Megatrends 3.95%
Gateway 3.95%
Compaq 2.63%
Samsung 1.32%
Lenovo 1.32%
Common models
HP 250 G1 Notebook PC 4.04%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.02%
HP Compaq dc7100 CMT(DX43... 2.02%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.02%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1003w 2.02%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.02%

About (from ESTsoft Corp.)

With the vision 'Company that enhances the life quality', ESTsoft pours every bit of effort to enhance the life quality through software innovation.
Publisher URL: www.estsoftinc.com


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