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Aurora 28.0a2 x86 fr

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What is Aurora a2 x86 fr?

Aurora is the beta version of Mozilla Firefox.

About  (from Mozilla)

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 environment. Have an impact on the next version of Firefox and the 450 million people who use it every day.


Aurora 28.0a2 x86 fr 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 33 files and is usually about 135.97 MB (142,578,533 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 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 38% of users of Aurora a2 x86 fr come from France, it is also popular in DZ and MA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mozilla.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Aurora
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Aurora\uninstall\helper.exe"
Estimated size: 135.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Aurora 28.0a2 x86 fr

Program executable:firefox.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\aurora\firefox.exe
Additional files:
  • webapp-uninstaller.exe - Mozilla Webapp Runtime App Uninstaller
  • icudt50.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • icuin50.dll (by The ICU Project) - ICU I18N DLL
  • icuuc50.dll - ICU Common DLL
  • 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 - Aurora
  • breakpadinjector.dll
  • CommandExecuteHandler.exe
  • crashreporter.exe
  • 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 Aurora
  • plugin-hang-ui.exe - Plugin Hang UI for Aurora
  • updater.exe - Aurora Software Updater
  • webapprt-stub.exe
  • 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.".

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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 Aurora 28.0a2 (x86 fr), 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 fr.

Win 10 46%
Win XP 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.83%
Windows 10 45.65%
Windows Vista 4.35%
Windows XP 2.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 21.74%
Windows 8.1 Pro 17.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.22%
Windows 8 Pro 10.87%
Windows 8 6.52%
Windows 8.1 6.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.84% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 37.84%
  DZ 16.22%
  MA 16.22%
  United States 13.51%
  Canada 8.11%
  TN 5.41%
  Switzerland 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.59%
Acer 19.51%
Dell 17.07%
ASUS 7.32%
Toshiba 4.88%
Sony 2.44%
Samsung 2.44%
Lenovo 2.44%
Intel 2.44%
Common models
HP Pavilion 061 EL400AA-A... 7.14%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.14%
Dell Vostro 1540 4.76%
Dell Inspiron N5040 4.76%
eMachines eME528 4.76%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 4.76%

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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