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VersionDistribution
25.0a1 100.00%

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Nightly 25.0a1 x86 en-US

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

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Overview

Nightly 25.0a1 x86 en-US is a software program developed by Mozilla. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named firefox.exe. The setup package generally installs about 28 files and is usually about 61.31 MB (64,284,143 bytes). The installed file updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 43% of users of Nightly a1 x86 en-US come from the United States, it is also popular in BD and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mozilla.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nightly
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Nightly\uninstall\helper.exe"
Estimated size: 61.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nightly 25.0a1 x86 en-US

Program executable:firefox.exe
Name:Nightly
Path:C:\Program Files\nightly\firefox.exe
MD5:0d8f654ea7d9e36420f0289d42ef7d38
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
  • AccessibleMarshal.dll - Nightly
  • breakpadinjector.dll
  • CommandExecuteHandler.exe
  • crashreporter.exe
  • dummyvccorlib.dll
  • gkmedias.dll
  • libEGL.dll
  • libGLESv2.dll
  • maintenanceservice.exe
  • maintenanceservice_installer.exe - Mozilla Maintenance Service Installer
  • mozalloc.dll
  • mozglue.dll
  • nss3.dll
  • plugin-container.exe - Plugin Container for Nightly
  • plugin-hang-ui.exe - Plugin Hang UI for Nightly
  • updater.exe - Nightly Software Updater
  • webapprt-stub.exe
  • xul.dll
  • mozjs.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • firefox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B6EF0BE7-E585-4F17-AC08-739C8A5C792E}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • 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?

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  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 25.0a1 (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.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 5%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.18%
Windows 8 27.27%
Windows XP 4.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.27%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.73%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 8 9.09%
Windows 8.1 9.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.33%
  BD 6.67%
  France 6.67%
  Brazil 3.33%
  Germany 3.33%
  Egypt 3.33%
  Spain 3.33%
  Italy 3.33%
  Lebanon 3.33%
  Netherlands 3.33%
  Poland 3.33%
  Qatar 3.33%
  Romania 3.33%
  Sweden 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 22.22%
Acer 16.67%
ASUS 11.11%
Intel 5.56%
GIGABYTE 5.56%
Compaq 5.56%
Common models
Packard Bell EasyNote TS1... 6.67%
MSI MS-7752 6.67%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.67%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.67%
HP Compaq dx6100 MT(PW164... 6.67%
HP Compaq 8000 Elite USDT... 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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