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Should I remove Mozilla Firefox?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,182
United States Rank #40,168
Reach 0.0034%


VersionDistribution (tr) 2.08% (pt-BR) 4.17% (it) 4.17% (fr) 18.75% (es-ES) 14.58% (en-US) 52.08% (en-GB) 2.08% (de) 2.08%

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Mozilla Firefox

What is Mozilla Firefox?  (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


Mozilla Firefox is a program developed by Mozilla. The most used version is (en-us), with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 39 files and is usually about 19.55 MB (20,495,412 bytes). updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 40% of users of Mozilla Firefox come from the United States, it is also popular in France and MA.

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: 19.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mozilla Firefox

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
  • 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
  • updater.exe - Software Updater
  • xpcom.dll
  • xpcom_compat.dll
  • xpcom_core.dll
  • xpicleanup.exe
  • xpistub.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • firefox.exe is scheduled as a task named 'avastBCLRestartS-1-5-21-4264532628-3350272771-2532316800-1000'.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • firefox.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:169.3 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0091776494%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00699054%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00218711%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:4,116,300
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:247.64 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:151.22 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Mozilla Firefox?

Quickly and completely remove Mozilla Firefox ( 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 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 (, 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.

Win XP 48%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 52.08%
Windows 7 27.08%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Windows 8 4.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 52.08%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.25%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.17%
Windows 7 Professional 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.32%
  France 6.45%
  MA 4.84%
  DZ 4.84%
  Brazil 3.23%
  Italy 3.23%
  India 3.23%
  Indonesia 3.23%
  Ecuador 3.23%
  Iran 3.23%
  LY 1.61%
  Costa Rica 1.61%
  VU 1.61%
  United Kingdom 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.50%
Hewlett-Packard 15.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
Sahara 7.50%
Gateway 7.50%
Compaq 5.00%
Sony 5.00%
Acer 5.00%
Intel 2.50%
Lenovo 2.50%
ASUS 2.50%
Common models
HP Compaq dc7600 SFF (EQ4... 5.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite P200 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite A215 2.50%
PCCHIPS P27G 2.50%
PACKARD BELL BV EasyNote ... 2.50%

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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