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Should I remove Mozilla Firefox x86 en-US?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,475
United States Rank #2,455
Reach 0.2131%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.22 days
389.98 days >
Average installed length: 204.91 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
16.0.2 100.00%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Mozilla

Mozilla Firefox 16.0.2 x86 en-US

What is Mozilla Firefox x86 en-US?

Mozilla Firefox (US English locale) is a free and open source is a web browser coordinated by Mozilla Corporation and Mozilla Foundation that is a heavily localized. Firefox uses the Gecko layout engine to render web pages, which implements current and anticipated web standards. Functions can be added through extensions, created by third-party developers and thus provides an environment for web developers in which they can use built-in tools. Firefox uses a sandbox security model, and limits scripts from accessing data from other web sites based on the same origin policy.

About  (from Mozilla)

Mozilla Firefox is a fast, full-featured Web browser. Firefox includes pop-up blocking, tab-browsing, integrated Google search, simplified privacy controls, a streamlined browser window that shows you more of the page than any other browser and a number of additional features that work with you to help you get the most...  Read more

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 64 files and is usually about 41.09 MB (43,086,426 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/firefox
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\uninstall\helper.exe
Estimated size: 41.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mozilla Firefox 16.0.2 x86 en-US

Program executable:firefox.exe
Name:Firefox
Signed by:Mozilla Corporation
Path:C:\Program Files\mozilla firefox\firefox.exe
MD5:e60e9d5f229cb8da347d48add6e8dc47
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)
  • 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 - Firefox
  • 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 Firefox
  • plugin-hang-ui.exe - Plugin Hang UI for Firefox
  • updater.exe - Firefox Software Updater
  • webapprt-stub.exe
  • xpcom.dll
  • xul.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

6 Scheduled Tasks
  • firefox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D9049C61-8A9D-4F22-B371-2499B7FBAC39}' (runs on registration).
  • plugin-hang-ui.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D6AB524D-0E78-40E8-B1F8-88570EE594D1}' (runs on registration).
  • crashreporter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A7DE8F93-7AEF-4BB5-9B21-E4B2962BA0D9}' (runs on registration).
  • maintenanceservice.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D5FD986E-11DF-4E0C-B0A6-0C51D7F7CA3A}' (runs on registration).
  • plugin-container.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EF979948-3820-4AD2-A277-0141DC85C805}' (runs on registration).
  • updater.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E06C89BE-A80A-41F5-98AD-BFD4563DB14D}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • firefox.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Quarantine Management.
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.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • firefox.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Firefox' and executes as C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe.
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.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • plugin-container.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe'.
  • firefox.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

firefox.exe
Memory:331.97 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0232671890%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01073219%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01253500%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:110,092,619
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:231
70 average
I/O reads/min:2.31 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:4.41 MB
105.02 KB average
plugin-container.exe
Memory:29.66 MB
Total CPU:0.0228725841%
Kernel CPU:0.01019534%
User CPU:0.01267725%
CPU cycles/sec:24,527,640
Switches/sec:314
I/O reads/min:141.03 KB
I/O writes/min:150.44 KB
plugin-hang-ui.exe
Kernel CPU:0.00003501%

How do I remove Mozilla Firefox x86 en-US?

Quickly and completely remove Mozilla Firefox 16.0.2 (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 Mozilla Firefox 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 Mozilla Firefox 16.0.2 (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 Mozilla Firefox x86 en-US.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.14%
Windows XP 11.95%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Windows 8 6.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.74%
Windows 7 Professional 10.41%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.53%
Windows 8 Pro 2.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.78%
  Iran 9.05%
  United Kingdom 3.11%
  Canada 2.56%
  India 2.40%
  Australia 2.02%
  Indonesia 1.47%
  Malaysia 1.20%
  Philippines 0.76%
  Germany 0.71%
  Egypt 0.60%
  MK 0.55%
  Thailand 0.49%
  Saudi Arabia 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.96%
Hewlett-Packard 29.18%
Acer 12.69%
GIGABYTE 6.68%
ASUS 5.79%
Toshiba 5.57%
Intel 2.90%
Samsung 2.78%
Lenovo 2.45%
American Megatrends 1.11%
Sahara 0.89%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.02%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.77%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.01%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.51%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 3.01%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.01%

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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