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Process name: Mozilla Firefox
Application using this process: Mozilla Firefox
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What is firefox.exe doing on my computer?
firefox.exe process points to the free and open-source web browser by the developer Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, Mozilla Corporation. The web browser is developed for a number of Operating Systems including, Windows, Linux and OS X. Firefox is also available on for the Android mobile platform. It is recommended not to close this safe process if it is active within the Task Manager. Doing so will close the browser, potentially losing any open sites which are accessed.
Additionally, if you notice any problems with the process or the browser you can trigger a reinstallation from the following site: https://www.mozilla.org/
Non-system processes like firefox.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.