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Should I remove Mozilla Firefox x86 de?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,273
Reach 0.0839%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.62 days
248.16 days >
Average installed length: 130.39 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
29.0.1 100.00%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Mozilla

Mozilla Firefox 29.0.1 x86 de

What is Mozilla Firefox x86 de?

Firefox has established a reputation as one of the most innovative web browsers in the market. Its advanced features include built-in spell checking, tabbed browsing, live bookmarking which allows you to keep an eye on changes to news sites form the bookmarks bar, private browsing, and geolocation that can help customize location-based recommendations.

About  (from Mozilla)

How you use the Web is unique. Firefox lets you change it to match. Remove what you don’t use, keep what you do and put it just about anywhere you want. Firefox was named the ”speed king” in independent benchmark and performance tests against other browsers. Save time and do just about anything quicker than before.

Overview

Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 firefox.exe. The software installer includes 97 files and is usually about 66.26 MB (69,478,739 bytes). updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mozilla.org/de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\uninstall\helper.exe"
Estimated size: 66.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mozilla Firefox 29.0.1 x86 de

Program executable:firefox.exe
Name:Firefox
Signed by:Mozilla Corporation
Path:C:\Program Files\mozilla firefox\firefox.exe
MD5:0da891cb0703d912ceafa072f54d002b
Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation. Firefox uses the Gecko layout engine to render web pages, which implements current and anticipated web standards. Functions can be added through...
Additional files:
  • webapp-uninstaller.exe - Mozilla Webapp Runtime App Uninstaller
  • freebl3.dll - Network Security Services (NSS freebl Library)
  • nssckbi.dll - NSS Builtin Trusted Root CAs
  • nssdbm3.dll - Legacy Database Driver
  • softokn3.dll - NSS PKCS #11 Library
  • maintenanceservice_installer.exe - 'Firefox' (Mozilla Maintenance Service Installer)
  • AccessibleMarshal.dll - Firefox
  • breakpadinjector.dll
  • crashreporter.exe
  • gkmedias.dll
  • libEGL.dll
  • libGLESv2.dll
  • maintenanceservice.exe
  • mozalloc.dll
  • mozglue.dll
  • nss3.dll
  • plugin-container.exe - Plugin Container for Firefox
  • plugin-hang-ui.exe - Plugin Hang UI for Firefox
  • sandboxbroker.dll
  • updater.exe - Firefox Software Updater
  • webapprt-stub.exe
  • wow_helper.exe
  • xul.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • firefox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0BED528D-1026-4562-B40A-C31FC2A4F783}' (runs on registration).
  • maintenanceservice.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D6E495AA-E263-4C11-BAEA-FEE246AAACCC}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • firefox.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Open FireFox.
Service
  • maintenanceservice.exe runs as a service named 'MozillaMaintenance' (MozillaMaintenance) "The Mozilla Maintenance Service ensures that you have the latest and most secure version of Mozilla Firefox on your computer. Keeping Firefox up to date is very important for your online security, and Mozilla strongly recommends that you keep this service enabled.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • firefox.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'RunIt' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" abouC:newaddon?id={64d64833-9296-421b-a362-83cfbd6291b6}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • firefox.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Firefox' which loads as C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • firefox.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AVG_uninstallation_survey' which loads as C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe httC://www.avg.com//special-uninstallation-feedback-app.
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • firefox.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe'.
  • plugin-hang-ui.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-hang-ui.exe'.
  • plugin-container.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe'.
  • crashreporter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\crashreporter.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

firefox.exe
Memory:415.35 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0164294966%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00653282%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00989667%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:34,201,188
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:260
70 average
I/O reads/min:631.35 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:640.29 KB
105.02 KB average
plugin-container.exe
Memory:13.39 MB
Total CPU:0.0250919070%
Kernel CPU:0.01350604%
User CPU:0.01158587%
CPU cycles/sec:1,254,028
Switches/sec:604
I/O reads/min:87.33 KB
I/O writes/min:97.61 KB

How do I remove Mozilla Firefox x86 de?

Quickly and completely remove Mozilla Firefox 29.0.1 (x86 de) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Mozilla Firefox x86 de 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Mozilla Firefox 29.0.1 (x86 de), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Mozilla Firefox x86 de.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.35%
Windows 8 23.71%
Windows XP 6.77%
Windows Vista 5.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.32%
Windows 7 Professional 14.36%
Windows 8.1 11.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.80%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.21% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 82.21%
  Austria 7.21%
  Switzerland 6.66%
  United States 1.19%
  Spain 0.36%
  Luxembourg 0.36%
  France 0.27%
  Czech Republic 0.27%
  Italy 0.18%
  Thailand 0.09%
  Belgium 0.09%
  Australia 0.09%
  Sweden 0.09%
  India 0.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.42%
Hewlett-Packard 14.38%
Dell 13.25%
Medion 12.76%
Samsung 9.37%
ASUS 8.72%
GIGABYTE 8.56%
Lenovo 3.72%
Toshiba 2.58%
Sahara 2.10%
American Megatrends 1.13%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 4.14%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.45%
Acer Aspire V3-771 2.76%
ASUS All Series 2.41%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.07%
MEDION MS-7800 2.07%

About Mozilla

Mozilla is a free software community best known for producing the Firefox web browser.
Publisher URL: www.mozilla.org

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