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Should I remove Mozilla Firefox?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #21,776
United States Rank #38,320
Reach 0.0093%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.96 days
234.81 days >
Average installed length: 123.38 days


3.0 (ru) 0.55%
3.0 (pt-BR) 1.09%
3.0 (it) 1.09%
3.0 (he) 1.09%
3.0 (fr) 19.67%
3.0 (es-ES) 2.73%
3.0 (en-US) 67.21%
3.0 (en-GB) 3.83%
3.0 (de) 2.19%
3.0 (ar) 0.55%

Other programs by Mozilla

Mozilla Firefox 3.0

What is Mozilla Firefox?

Mozilla Firefox 3.0 is a version of the Firefox web browser released on June 17, 2008. Firefox 3.0 uses version 1.9 of the Gecko layout engine for displaying web pages. This version fixes many bugs, improves standards compliance, and implements many new web APIs compared to Firefox 2.0. Other new features include a redesigned download manager, a new "Places" system for storing bookmarks and history, and separate themes for different operating systems. Mozilla Firefox 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. Firefox 3.0 uses version 1.9 of the Gecko layout engine for displaying web pages. The new version fixes many bugs, improves standard compliance, and implements new web APIs. In particular, it makes Firefox 3 the first official release of a Mozilla browser to pass the Acid2 test, a standards-compliance test for web-page rendering. Firefox features a redesigned download manager with built-in search and the ability to resume downloads. Firefox 3 uses a "Places" system for storing bookmarks and history in an SQLite backend.

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
  • Adds a Windows Service

Program detailsProgram details

URL: en-US.www.mozilla.com/en-US
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\uninstall\helper.exe
Estimated size: 23.54 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mozilla Firefox 3.0

Program executable:firefox.exe
Signed by:Mozilla Corporation
Path:C:\Program Files\mozilla firefox\firefox.exe
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:
  • 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
  • mozcrt19.dll - Mozilla Custom C Runtime (User-Generated Microsoft (R) C/C++ Runtime 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
  • updater.exe - Firefox Software Updater
  • xpcom.dll
  • xul.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • firefox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{28C79D2B-AAE1-4E40-84FF-BF6DCF3FE6B8}' (runs on registration).
  • plugin-container.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{94E20C9F-C61C-4D99-888B-EDE08F825D76}'.
  • 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.".
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

Memory:37.46 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:1.1481097109%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.58038053%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.56772918%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:4.21 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:704.09 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:3.42 MB
Total CPU:0.3592818208%
Kernel CPU:0.35891861%
User CPU:0.00036321%

How do I remove Mozilla Firefox?

You can uninstall Mozilla Firefox 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Mozilla Firefox (3.0), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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.

Win XP 32%
Win Vista 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.73%
Windows XP 34.43%
Windows 10 10.38%
Windows Vista 5.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 33.52%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.79%
Windows 7 Professional 4.40%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.75%
Windows 10 Home 2.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.60% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 26.60%
  United States 14.36%
  MA 9.04%
  India 6.38%
  United Kingdom 4.26%
  France 3.72%
  TN 2.66%
  Germany 2.66%
  Spain 2.66%
  Israel 2.13%
  RS 1.60%
  Malaysia 1.60%
  Italy 1.60%
  IQ 1.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.21%
Dell 21.85%
Acer 15.97%
ASUS 5.88%
American Megatrends 5.04%
Intel 5.04%
Compaq 1.68%
Sahara 1.68%
Sony 0.84%
Common models
HP-Pavilion FR662AA-ABF a... 3.48%
Gigabyte P31-ES3G 2.61%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.61%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 2.61%
INTEL DG31PR 2.61%
Gigabyte EP41T-UD3L 2.61%

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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