firefox.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if firefox.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against potential security problems.
Usually, the default name and folder where the application is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is 97e689b69a93f3729cb9f1b3c072baa1.
This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This program uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.
This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It does not use the entire power of nowadays' PC processors. This is quite normal because the makers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description present in the file is Firefox.
File version stored as a property 55.0.3.
Maker Mozilla Corporation.
Legal copyright notice ©Firefox and Mozilla Developers; available under the MPL 2 license..
firefox.exe appears to have visible windows. This is good because it doesn't run in some kind of stealth mode. Its operation is clearly displayed to you.
Some dangerous functions of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
firefox.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of virus-free programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from firefox.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: Mozilla Corporation
Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.