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What is alotservice.exe?

Part of ALOT Update Service by Inuvo

What is it?

ALOT Update Service is a program installed with the ALOT Toolbar (ALOT Appbar) which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found. ALOT Appbar is a toolbar/add-in for Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox that allows you to install various 'widget' sub apps into.
Description of alotservice.exe from Inuvo
ALOT is a place where you can discover and download apps for your PC. All of our apps are free to download and use, so why not join in the fun today? ALOT apps are displayed in our free ALOT Appbar, a neat piece of software that sits in your web browser and keeps all your favorite content constantly within reach. ALOT products are certified by TRUSTe to help give you piece of mind. Whether you're looking to stay ahead of the weather, play games, keep up with your friends on social networks, listen to music, or find great shopping deals, ALOT apps have it covered.
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How does alotservice.exe run?

Service - alotservice.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'AlotService' (ALOT Update Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. ALOT Update Service runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the alotservice.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of alotservice.exe users, 91.0% have disabled it.
How stable is ALOT Update Service?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is alotservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00185% CPU18527.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.64 MB RAM12.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
          20 context switches/sec20.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by ALOT Update Service.

What else is related?

ALOT Update Service Stability

alotservice.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Dej de funcionar (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Dej de funcionar (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Dej de funcionar (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Business (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Basic (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate N (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: alotservice.exe
Publisher: Inuvo Inc. (verified)
Name: ALOT Update Service
Description: ALOT Update Service
Size: 249.88 KB
Original file name: alotservice.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Alot.com
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 6/13/2010
Expiration date: 6/20/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0029646877%
Privileged CPU: 0.0011119180%
User CPU: 0.00185276970038%
Privileged CPU time: 1685.92 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 648,942,292
Context switches /sec: 20
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 57.21 MB
Peak committed memory: 59.21 MB
Paged memory: 2.64 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.67 MB
Paged system memory: 60.27 KB
Non-paged system memory: 4.99 KB
Working set memory: 3.34 MB
Peak working set memory: 5.31 MB
Min working set memory: 3.32 MB
Private memory: 2.64 MB
Page faults: 1,714
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 3,438
Total read transfer: 13.42 MB
Total write operations: 3,506
Total write transfer: 217.93 KB
Total other operations: 28,145
Total other transfer: 58.8 KB
Handle count average: 120
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Commands

Service details

Name: ALOT Update Service
Service name: AlotService
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Periodically updates ALOT products”

Image hashes

MD5: 59fde41771e2cb00246686fa6b5e94d6
SHA-1: 1e34d3ab98e81ba2376f396e4a96dfddd548abc7
SHA-256: a8a11d3357c68f8ad0f512ec70a5416f49f66f3e9118079bc91af94073aacdba

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows Console
File packed: No
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