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12% remove it88% keep it
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Aurora 12.0a2 x86 en-US

What is Aurora a2 x86 en-US?

Aurora is the beta version of Mozilla Firefox.

About  (from Mozilla)

Get a first look at the latest developer tools, security features and innovative HTML5 and other Web technologies. Try out the latest performance, customization and security enhancements almost ready for prime time. Give us feedback to help us put the final tweaks on performance and functionality in a stable environmen...  Read more


Aurora 12.0a2 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. The primary executable is named firefox.exe. The setup package generally installs about 32 files and is usually about 37.7 MB (39,533,758 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 71% of users of Aurora a2 x86 en-US come from the United States, it is also popular in LY and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/aurora
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Aurora
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Aurora\uninstall\helper.exe
Estimated size: 37.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Aurora 12.0a2 x86 en-US

Program executable:firefox.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\aurora\firefox.exe
Additional files:
  • 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 - Aurora
  • crashreporter.exe
  • gkmedias.dll
  • libEGL.dll
  • libGLESv2.dll
  • maintenanceservice.exe
  • mozalloc.dll
  • mozglue.dll
  • plugin-container.exe - Plugin Container for Aurora
  • updater.exe - Aurora Software Updater
  • xpcom.dll
  • xul.dll
  • mozjs.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Aurora a2 x86 en-US?

Quickly and completely remove Aurora 12.0a2 (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 Aurora a2 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 Aurora 12.0a2 (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 Aurora a2 x86 en-US.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 7 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.00%
Windows 8 15.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Windows Vista 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 8 Pro 10.00%
Windows 7 Starter 5.00%
Windows 8 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  LY 7.14%
  Austria 3.57%
  Israel 3.57%
  India 3.57%
  IQ 3.57%
  Iran 3.57%
  Italy 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.84%
Dell 31.58%
Toshiba 15.79%
Acer 10.53%
Lenovo 5.26%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 10.53%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 5.26%
LENOVO 1068A8U 5.26%
HP-Pavilion VT493AA-ABA s... 5.26%
HP Pavilion 061 EX265AA-A... 5.26%
HP xw8400 Workstation 5.26%

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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