firefox.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if firefox.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to purchase a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your system against threats.
This application is normally stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 7eb272b17f3d95079cd5e3e3b9a5a031.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This executable uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
This is a x64 executable. It runs using the full capacity of nowadays' CPUs.
The description stored in the exe is Firefox.
File version 46.0.
Producer Mozilla Corporation.
Legal copyright ©Firefox and Mozilla Developers; available under the MPL 2 license..
firefox.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't operate in some kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly shown to you.
Some insecure functions of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.
firefox.exe is digitally signed. Today most virus-free software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from firefox.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
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.