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Should I remove Mozilla Firefox?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #14,899
United States Rank #16,020
Reach 0.0188%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.37 days
128.78 days >
Average installed length: 67.66 days


3.0.19 (zh-TW) 0.27%
3.0.19 (tr) 0.81%
3.0.19 (th) 0.27%
3.0.19 (sk) 0.54%
3.0.19 (ru) 1.89%
3.0.19 (pt-PT) 0.27%
3.0.19 (pt-BR) 1.89%
3.0.19 (pl) 0.54%
3.0.19 (nl) 1.08%
3.0.19 (nb-NO) 0.54%
3.0.19 (ja) 0.54%
3.0.19 (it) 2.16%
3.0.19 (hu) 1.62%
3.0.19 (he) 1.08%
3.0.19 (fr) 12.67%
3.0.19 (fi) 0.27%
3.0.19 (es-ES) 5.66%
3.0.19 (es-AR) 0.54%
3.0.19 (en-US) 52.56%
3.0.19 (en-GB) 11.32%
3.0.19 (el) 0.81%
3.0.19 (de) 2.16%
3.0.19 (cs) 0.27%
3.0.19 (ar) 0.27%

Other programs by Mozilla

Mozilla Firefox 3.0.19

What is Mozilla Firefox?

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
  • Automatically starts with Windows

Program detailsProgram details

URL: en-US.www.mozilla.com/en-US
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox 3 Beta 2
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox 3 Beta 2\uninstall\helper.exe
Estimated size: 23.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mozilla Firefox 3.0.19

Program executable:firefox.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\mozilla firefox 3 beta 2\firefox.exe
Additional files:
  • AccessibleMarshal.dll - Firefox
  • crashreporter.exe
  • freebl3.dll - Network Security Services (NSS freebl Library)
  • nss3.dll - NSS Base Library
  • nssckbi.dll - NSS Builtin Trusted Root CAs
  • nssdbm3.dll - Legacy Database Driver
  • softokn3.dll - NSS PKCS #11 Library
  • updater.exe - Firefox Software Updater
  • xul.dll
  • nspr4.dll - Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR Library)
  • nssutil3.dll - NSS Utility Library
  • plds4.dll - PLDS Library
  • smime3.dll - NSS S/MIME Library
  • ssl3.dll - NSS SSL Library
  • xpcom.dll
  • mozcrt19.dll - Mozilla Custom C Runtime (User-Generated Microsoft (R) C/C++ Runtime Library)
  • plc4.dll - PLC Library
  • plugin-container.exe - Plugin Container for Firefox

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • firefox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4114092B-AF37-48E9-9D9A-BD9E5EB37C7A}' (runs on registration).
  • plugin-container.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{94E20C9F-C61C-4D99-888B-EDE08F825D76}'.
Startup File (User Run)
  • firefox.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'RunIt' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" abouC:newaddon?id={64d64833-9296-421b-a362-83cfbd6291b6}.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • firefox.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AOL Desktop 9.7\firefox.exe'.
  • plugin-container.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:205.81 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0576053189%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.03776046%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01984486%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:27,870,789
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:166.73 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:571.32 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:29.72 MB
Total CPU:0.0120014844%
Kernel CPU:0.00809806%
User CPU:0.00390343%
CPU cycles/sec:55,701,243
I/O reads/min:335.77 KB
I/O writes/min:320.82 KB

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 (3.0.19), 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 33%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 37.74%
Windows Vista 31.27%
Windows 7 26.68%
Windows 10 4.04%
Windows Server 2003 0.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 37.06%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 22.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.72%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.63%
Windows 7 Professional 3.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.60%
  Iran 6.76%
  France 5.13%
  India 3.50%
  Germany 3.26%
  MA 3.03%
  Italy 2.56%
  Australia 2.56%
  United Kingdom 2.10%
  Indonesia 1.86%
  Brazil 1.63%
  Hungary 1.40%
  DZ 1.40%
  Mexico 1.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.76%
Dell 23.33%
Acer 16.67%
Intel 5.71%
Toshiba 5.71%
American Megatrends 4.76%
Sahara 3.81%
ASUS 1.43%
Gateway 1.43%
Lenovo 0.95%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1525 3.05%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 3.05%
Gigabyte 945GZM-S2 2.29%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.29%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.29%
TOSHIBA Satellite A305 2.29%

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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