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Should I remove Mozilla Firefox x86 en-GB?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,621
United States Rank #30,369
Reach 0.0636%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.49 days
440.47 days >
Average installed length: 231.44 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
31.0 100.00%

Typically installed together

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Mozilla Firefox 31.0 x86 en-GB

What is Mozilla Firefox x86 en-GB?

Firefox has established a reputation as one of the most innovative web browsers in the market. Its advanced features include built-in spell checking, tabbed browsing, live bookmarking which allows you to keep an eye on changes to news sites form the bookmarks bar, private browsing, and geolocation that can help customize location-based recommendations.

Overview

Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is firefox.exe. The software installer includes 72 files and is usually about 69.77 MB (73,160,596 bytes). updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mozilla.org
Help link: support.mozilla.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\uninstall\helper.exe"
Estimated size: 69.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mozilla Firefox 31.0 x86 en-GB

Program executable:firefox.exe
Name:Firefox
Path:C:\Program Files\mozilla firefox\firefox.exe
MD5:10f36fb8cd6218cd7f818268e0f3f9c6
Additional files:
  • Firefox_Setup.exe - Firefox
  • webapp-uninstaller.exe - Mozilla Webapp Runtime App Uninstaller
  • 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
  • maintenanceservice_installer.exe - 'Firefox' (Mozilla Maintenance Service Installer)
  • AccessibleMarshal.dll
  • breakpadinjector.dll
  • crashreporter.exe
  • gkmedias.dll
  • libEGL.dll
  • libGLESv2.dll
  • maintenanceservice.exe
  • mozalloc.dll
  • mozglue.dll
  • nss3.dll
  • plugin-container.exe - Plugin Container for Firefox
  • plugin-hang-ui.exe - Plugin Hang UI for Firefox
  • sandboxbroker.dll
  • updater.exe - Firefox Software Updater
  • webapprt-stub.exe
  • wow_helper.exe
  • xul.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • firefox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5D2EF6BC-BD41-4DB2-AD06-67FB56983B3E}' (runs on registration).
  • plugin-hang-ui.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D6AB524D-0E78-40E8-B1F8-88570EE594D1}' (runs on registration).
  • crashreporter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A7DE8F93-7AEF-4BB5-9B21-E4B2962BA0D9}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • firefox.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Quarantine Management.
Service
  • maintenanceservice.exe runs as a service named 'MozillaMaintenance' (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 '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\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe'.
  • plugin-container.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Add\Browser\Firefox\plugin-container.exe'.

How do I remove Mozilla Firefox x86 en-GB?

Quickly and completely remove Mozilla Firefox 31.0 (x86 en-GB) 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 x86 en-GB 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 31.0 (x86 en-GB), 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 x86 en-GB.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.17%
Windows 8 30.87%
Windows Vista 5.48%
Windows XP 4.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.50%
Windows 8.1 17.21%
Windows 7 Professional 12.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.15%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.79% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 50.79%
  Australia 10.67%
  Canada 7.30%
  United States 3.26%
  Ireland 2.92%
  India 2.92%
  France 1.91%
  Singapore 1.69%
  New Zealand 1.57%
  Belgium 1.12%
  Germany 1.12%
  Malaysia 1.12%
  Netherlands 0.79%
  South Africa 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.19%
Acer 20.15%
Dell 18.68%
ASUS 10.62%
Toshiba 8.06%
GIGABYTE 6.41%
Samsung 4.03%
Lenovo 3.11%
Intel 1.83%
Alienware 0.92%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.33%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 4.76%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.37%
ASUS All Series 2.78%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.38%
ASUSTeK X551MA 1.98%

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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