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Should I remove Mozilla Firefox x86 pl?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,464
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Versions

VersionDistribution
19.0 100.00%

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Mozilla Firefox 19.0 x86 pl

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What is Mozilla Firefox x86 pl?

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.

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

Overview

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 43 files and is usually about 95.83 MB (100,487,477 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/pl
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox 13
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox 13\uninstall\helper.exe
Estimated size: 95.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mozilla Firefox 19.0 x86 pl

Program executable:firefox.exe
Name:Firefox
Signed by:Mozilla Corporation
Path:C:\Program Files\mozilla firefox 13\firefox.exe
MD5:85b02ea90b66c02810f05c0a436dca01
Additional files:
  • AccessibleMarshal.dll - Firefox
  • breakpadinjector.dll
  • crashreporter.exe
  • freebl3.dll - Network Security Services (NSS freebl Library)
  • gkmedias.dll
  • libEGL.dll
  • libGLESv2.dll
  • maintenanceservice.exe
  • maintenanceservice_installer.exe - Mozilla Maintenance Service Installer
  • mozalloc.dll
  • mozglue.dll
  • nss3.dll - NSS Base Library
  • nssckbi.dll - NSS Builtin Trusted Root CAs
  • nssdbm3.dll - Legacy Database Driver
  • plugin-container.exe - Plugin Container for Firefox
  • softokn3.dll - NSS PKCS #11 Library
  • updater.exe - Firefox Software Updater
  • webapprt-stub.exe
  • webapp-uninstaller.exe - Mozilla Webapp Runtime App Uninstaller
  • nspr4.dll - Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR Library)
  • nssutil3.dll - NSS Utility Library
  • plc4.dll - PLC Library
  • plds4.dll - PLDS Library
  • smime3.dll - NSS S/MIME Library
  • ssl3.dll - NSS SSL Library
  • xul.dll
  • plugin-hang-ui.exe - Plugin Hang UI for Firefox
  • xpcom.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 '{94E20C9F-C61C-4D99-888B-EDE08F825D76}'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • firefox.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Mozilla Firefox.
Service
  • 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.".
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}.
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
  • 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:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

firefox.exe
Memory:195.5 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.3381612456%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.16507149%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.17308975%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,644,210
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:62.37 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:44.11 KB
105.02 KB average
plugin-container.exe
Memory:30.34 MB
Total CPU:0.0430966099%
Kernel CPU:0.02065497%
User CPU:0.02244164%
CPU cycles/sec:58,313,140
Switches/sec:179
I/O reads/min:1.01 MB
I/O writes/min:1.08 MB

How do I remove Mozilla Firefox x86 pl?

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Or, you can uninstall Mozilla Firefox x86 pl 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 19.0 (x86 pl), 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 pl.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.27%
Windows XP 20.39%
Windows Vista 4.37%
Windows 10 0.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.39%
Windows 7 Professional 12.14%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.40%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.00% of installs come from Poland
Which countries install it?
  Poland 91.00%
  United Kingdom 2.37%
  United States 2.37%
  Germany 1.42%
  Ireland 0.95%
  Norway 0.47%
  Austria 0.47%
  Netherlands 0.47%
  Italy 0.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
GIGABYTE 23.57%
Acer 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 17.14%
Samsung 10.00%
Dell 9.29%
ASUS 7.14%
Lenovo 5.71%
American Megatrends 3.57%
Intel 2.14%
MSI 1.43%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.27%
Gigabyte P35-DS3 2.56%
LENOVO INVALID 2.56%
Gigabyte GA-MA74GM-S2H 1.71%
ASUSTeK K54C 1.71%
Gigabyte M56S-S3 1.71%

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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