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Nightly 20.0a1 x86 en-US

What is Nightly a1 x86 en-US?  (from Mozilla)

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Nightly 20.0a1 x86 en-US is a program developed by Mozilla. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is firefox.exe. The software installer includes 36 files and is usually about 45.76 MB (47,986,688 bytes). updater.exe 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 8. While about 65% of users of Nightly a1 x86 en-US come from the United States, it is also popular in Austria and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: nightly.mozilla.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nightly
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Nightly\uninstall\helper.exe
Estimated size: 45.76 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nightly 20.0a1 x86 en-US

Program executable:firefox.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Nightly\firefox.exe
Additional files:
  • webapp-uninstaller.exe - Mozilla Webapp Runtime App Uninstaller
  • freebl3.dll - Network Security Services (NSS freebl Library)
  • nspr4.dll - Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR Library)
  • nss3.dll - NSS Base Library
  • nssckbi.dll - NSS Builtin Trusted Root CAs
  • nssdbm3.dll - Legacy Database Driver
  • nssutil3.dll - NSS Utility Library
  • plc4.dll - PLC Library
  • plds4.dll - PLDS Library
  • smime3.dll - NSS S/MIME Library
  • softokn3.dll - NSS PKCS #11 Library
  • ssl3.dll - NSS SSL Library
  • AccessibleMarshal.dll - Nightly
  • breakpadinjector.dll
  • crashreporter.exe
  • gkmedias.dll
  • libEGL.dll
  • libGLESv2.dll
  • maintenanceservice.exe
  • maintenanceservice_installer.exe - Mozilla Maintenance Service Installer
  • mozalloc.dll
  • mozglue.dll
  • plugin-container.exe - Plugin Container for Nightly
  • updater.exe - Nightly Software Updater
  • webapprt-stub.exe
  • xpcom.dll
  • xul.dll
  • mozjs.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • maintenanceservice.exe runs as a service named 'Mozilla Maintenance Service' (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.".

How do I remove Nightly a1 x86 en-US?

Quickly and completely remove Nightly 20.0a1 (x86 en-US) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Nightly a1 x86 en-US 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 Nightly 20.0a1 (x86 en-US), 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 Nightly a1 x86 en-US.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win XP 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.52%
Windows 8 17.39%
Windows XP 17.39%
Windows Vista 8.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.74%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 8.70%
Windows 8 Pro 8.70%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.52%
  Austria 6.45%
  Iran 6.45%
  Vietnam 3.23%
  Brazil 3.23%
  Honduras 3.23%
  Germany 3.23%
  Canada 3.23%
  Czech Republic 3.23%
  Hungary 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.53%
Dell 17.65%
Lenovo 11.76%
Hewlett-Packard 11.76%
Toshiba 5.88%
Sony 5.88%
Intel 5.88%
Compaq 5.88%
ASUS 5.88%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L775 6.67%
Sony VPCEJ28FX 6.67%
Sony VGN-TT16GN_N 6.67%
LENOVO 64608SG 6.67%
LENOVO 4311 6.67%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 6.67%

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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