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What is mozilla.exe?

Mozilla.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if mozilla.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Mozilla.exe file information

The process known as Mozilla belongs to software Mozilla or Adobe SVG Viewer by Mozilla Foundation (www.mozilla.org) or Mozilla, Netscape (www.mozilla.org).

Description: Mozilla.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file mozilla.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (mostly C:\Program Files\mozilla.org\Mozilla\). Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 98,192 bytes (62% of all occurrences), 100,752 bytes, 144,880 bytes or 146,560 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/mozilla.exe.html 
Mozilla.exe is not a Windows system file. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Mozilla.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 28% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If there are any problems with mozilla.exe, you can also uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Adobe SVG Viewer or ANNO 1602.

Recommended: Identify mozilla.exe related errors

If mozilla.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 73% dangerous. The file size is 117,760 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 1,421,417 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows system file. Mozilla.exe is able to record inputs, hide itself and monitor applications.

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "Mozilla Quick Launch" is not required to run at start up. Netscape 6 and Mozilla browsers

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mozilla.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the mozilla.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Mozilla, the best browser
  Pak   (further information)
The Ultimate browser!
  dannyboy1   (further information)
Safer than Microsoft Internet Explorer anyway
Excellent Borwser
    (further information)
Mozilla browser and email client, very good

Summary: Average user rating of mozilla.exe: based on 11 votes with 6 user comments.
11 users think mozilla.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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