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What is Nightly a1 x86 en-US?  (from Mozilla)

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Nightly 24.0a1 x86 en-US is a software program developed by Mozilla. 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. The primary executable is named firefox.exe. The setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 50 MB (52,431,450 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. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 40% of users of Nightly a1 x86 en-US come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mozilla.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nightly
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Nightly\uninstall\helper.exe"
Estimated size: 50 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nightly 24.0a1 x86 en-US

Program executable:firefox.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\nightly\firefox.exe
Additional files:
  • 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
  • AccessibleMarshal.dll - Nightly
  • breakpadinjector.dll
  • CommandExecuteHandler.exe
  • crashreporter.exe
  • dummyvccorlib.dll
  • gkmedias.dll
  • libEGL.dll
  • libGLESv2.dll
  • maintenanceservice.exe
  • maintenanceservice_installer.exe - Mozilla Maintenance Service Installer
  • mozalloc.dll
  • mozglue.dll
  • nss3.dll
  • plugin-container.exe - Plugin Container for Nightly
  • plugin-hang-ui.exe - Plugin Hang UI for Nightly
  • updater.exe - Nightly Software Updater
  • webapprt-stub.exe
  • xul.dll
  • mozjs.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • 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.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:479.18 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0135676506%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00729080%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00627685%
0.015104% average
70 average
Memory:13.1 MB
Kernel CPU:0.07513193%

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  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 Nightly 24.0a1 (x86 en-US), 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 Nightly a1 x86 en-US.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.00%
Windows 10 34.00%
Windows Vista 2.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.00%
Windows 7 Professional 18.00%
Windows 8 8.00%
Windows 8 Pro 8.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.00%
  Germany 9.09%
  United Kingdom 9.09%
  Brazil 5.45%
  Canada 5.45%
  France 3.64%
  India 3.64%
  IQ 3.64%
  Taiwan 1.82%
  VI 1.82%
  Costa Rica 1.82%
  Finland 1.82%
  Sweden 1.82%
  DZ 1.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.09%
Dell 15.91%
ASUS 11.36%
Acer 11.36%
Toshiba 4.55%
Sony 4.55%
Samsung 4.55%
Lenovo 4.55%
NEC 2.27%
Alienware 2.27%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p6-2370ea 4.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.44%
Sony VPCEG25EN 2.44%
Sony SVE14125CXB 2.44%
Semp Toshiba IS 1414 2.44%

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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