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Should I remove Mozilla Firefox x86 ar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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Mozilla Firefox 21.0 x86 ar

What is Mozilla Firefox x86 ar?

Firefox 21 was released on May 14, 2013. The Social API now supports multiple providers, enhanced three-state UI for Do Not Track (DNT). 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.


It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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. 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 primary executable is named firefox.exe. The setup package generally installs about 34 files and is usually about 44.61 MB (46,772,617 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.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mozilla.com/ar
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\uninstall\helper.exe
Estimated size: 44.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mozilla Firefox 21.0 x86 ar

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:
  • webapp-uninstaller.exe - Mozilla Webapp Runtime App Uninstaller
  • 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
  • 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
  • plugin-hang-ui.exe - Plugin Hang UI for Firefox
  • updater.exe - Firefox Software Updater
  • webapprt-stub.exe
  • xul.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • firefox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AA8368B8-850B-4516-B270-603A1E33045D}' (runs on registration).
  • webapp-uninstaller.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7B9BD747-0888-4EE8-8220-D6161ADEF187}' (runs on registration).
  • maintenanceservice.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{92BDEB50-12AA-41DD-9096-8D0FAF460827}' (runs on registration).
  • plugin-container.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FAFE3411-AC1B-4DFC-BF53-7FC7C720C5B9}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • firefox.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Mozilla Firefox.
  • maintenanceservice.exe runs as a service named 'MATMA 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.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • firefox.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'winxp' and executes as C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • firefox.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AVG_uninstallation_survey' which loads as C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe.
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:\internet\firefox\firefox.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:315.39 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0346404346%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01651692%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01812352%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:249,406,713
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.19 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.81 MB
105.02 KB average
Memory:37.64 MB
Total CPU:0.0272376214%
Kernel CPU:0.01414684%
User CPU:0.01309078%
CPU cycles/sec:21,564,660
I/O reads/min:185.3 KB
I/O writes/min:72.4 KB

How do I remove Mozilla Firefox x86 ar?

You can uninstall Mozilla Firefox x86 ar 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 21.0 (x86 ar), 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 x86 ar.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.42%
Windows 10 22.81%
Windows XP 8.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 42.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.53%
Windows 8 Pro 10.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.77%
Windows 7 Professional 8.77%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.45% of installs come from IQ
Which countries install it?
  IQ 22.45%
  Saudi Arabia 20.41%
  Egypt 8.16%
  SY 8.16%
  United States 8.16%
  YE 6.12%
  United Arab Emirates 4.08%
  France 4.08%
  Jordan 4.08%
  LY 4.08%
  MA 4.08%
  United Kingdom 2.04%
  Israel 2.04%
  MR 2.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.63%
Hewlett-Packard 18.52%
Acer 18.52%
Toshiba 11.11%
Lenovo 3.70%
ASUS 3.70%
Samsung 1.85%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5010 7.84%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.92%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.92%
Dell Inspiron 1564 3.92%
Dell Inspiron 5521 3.92%
Gigabyte P45T-ES3G 3.92%

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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