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Should I remove ALSong?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,774
United States Rank #27,979
Reach 0.0093%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 52.71 days
721.81 days >
Average installed length: 379.26 days


1.53 2.19%
1.52 11.48%
1.9 86.34%

Typically installed together

Other programs by ESTsoft



ALSong is a program developed by ESTsoft. The most used version is 1.9, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 alsong.exe. The software installer includes 39 files and is usually about 19.33 MB (20,266,540 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 10. While about 27% of users of ALSong come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Poland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.estsoft.com
Help link: www.altools.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ESTsoft\ALSong\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ESTsoft\ALSong\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 19.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ALSong

Program executable:alsong.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\estsoft\alsong\alsong.exe
Additional files:
  • ALBanner.dll - ALBanner Dynamic Link Library
  • ALSkin.dll - ALSkin Dynamic Link Library
  • asSoap.DLL - asSOAP Dynamic Link Library
  • AZMain.dll - ALZip Extract Component (ALZip Dynamic Link Library)
  • asCenter.dll
  • asParser.dll
  • LyricEditor.exe - ALSong Lyric Editor
  • ALUpdate.dll - ALTools Updater (ALUpdate DLL)
  • ALSongSh.dll - ALSong (ALSongSh)
  • ALSongSh64.dll
  • asBand.dll - asBand
  • asLoader.dll - asLoader
  • ALSTS.dll - ALSTS (ALSTS Deamon)
  • ESTBlackbox.dll - ESTBlackBox (ESTsoft Error Reporting Tool)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Uninstaller)
  • bass_ape.dll (by MaresWEB) - BASS_APE (Monkey's Audio add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • bass_fx.dll (by (: JOBnik! :) [Arthur Aminov, ISRAEL]) - BASS_FX
  • basscd.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASSCD
  • bassflac.dll - BASSFLAC
  • basswma.dll - BASSWMA
  • lame_enc.dll
  • unrar4.dll - RAR decompression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • ALSong.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ALSongMediaOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ALSong.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • ALSong.exe is scheduled as a task named 'RunAsStdUser Task' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • ALSong.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ALSong' and executes as "C:\Program Files\ESTsoft\ALSong\ALSong.exe".
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 ALSong?

You can uninstall ALSong 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 ALSong, 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 ALSong.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.64%
Windows 10 22.95%
Windows XP 15.85%
Windows Vista 6.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.23%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.93%
Windows 7 Professional 9.34%
Windows 8.1 7.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.94%
  France 7.77%
  Poland 7.25%
  Israel 6.74%
  Spain 5.70%
  Germany 5.18%
  Canada 3.63%
  Italy 3.63%
  Chile 2.59%
  Belgium 2.59%
  Taiwan 2.07%
  United Kingdom 2.07%
  Czech Republic 1.55%
  Hong Kong 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.72%
Acer 20.72%
Dell 16.22%
ASUS 12.61%
Lenovo 5.41%
Toshiba 5.41%
Sony 3.60%
American Megatrends 1.80%
Medion 1.80%
Samsung 1.80%
Common models
ASUSTeK N53SV 1.94%
Dell XPS L701X 1.94%
LENOVO 10110 1.94%
Gateway NE56R 1.94%
Acer Aspire 5733 1.94%

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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