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What is plugin-container.exe? Firefox plugin-container

Vendor:      Mozilla Corporation
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Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: plugin-container.exe is part of plugin-container from Mozilla Firefox2. It has been reported that in Windows and Linux only, it isolates Adobe Flash, Apple Quicktime or Microsoft Silverlight plugins from the main browser, so that if one of those plug-ins crashes, your whole browser does not crash. This was done due to the large number of crashes caused by plug-ins. Plans are to add more plug-ins in later updates to Firefox.

plugin-container.exe is a user invoked program and a normal part of PC operations. No action required.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.66%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 50 MB

Program Name MD5 Count
plugin-container.exe

MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x309f9a34380aa7d27dca794b277578eb More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 9 9 9 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xd8fc2fa769f58d3bccb7808048575c7f More File Information 11/22/2014 Unsigned 11 23 125 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x6b5957ec70ed769eee11d6eb7372e6e4 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 2 2 197 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x99eb7e33c04fe41c5849e20ef5efbae8 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 1 1 1 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x4c6678042721cbcbb47cdfe3a3f6d058 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 6 30 111 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x4bdf29f145793074f9e370efd10d54f4 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 5 11 78 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x6fb52416cd828ba52d3a0e6133d235b0 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 10 192 1590 Not Applicable
8 Status 0xcb6f340409d7010c4fbb9fab216a8d2f More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 2 5 128 Not Applicable
9 Status 0xfee3f3fcb72fb6f759b3544cb3e98b40 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 1 9 85 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x70e72e508d9f8cea9d4d11b09204526f More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 83 709 331461 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x976d650171561dc17fa29b995cb0b2d7 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 5 10 10 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x4f87179386948d61fbf74b0ddf265170 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 25 1212 3772 Not Applicable
13 Status 0xc605d41e62dd8c2eecee7f0ef0e313eb More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 39 325 325 Not Applicable
14 Status 0x1045eaa5d1eb9b80060ba348950eff2f More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 5 22 22 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x0de028a5a457c54b7d2bfea56ae0b422 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 1 25 25 Not Applicable
16 Status 0x686e1c759347b0a1eb3b1f0bb6ebcd5f More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 1 2 6 Not Applicable
17 Status 0xa7f0f38d2409c4cfaeef4888466db8d8 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 7 35 172 Not Applicable
18 Status 0xcdac9e10162829c8f658b67ab47218b3 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 12 41 118 Not Applicable
19 Status 0xfe60f3b80f38647839552d76d2286f46 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 1 15 77 Not Applicable
20 Status 0xa3531f60ec7a7e67f7e55ac505a22f73 More File Information 11/22/2014 Unsigned 105 611 2513 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x1e9b6daf2bca1f2408db49140f840d69 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 4 15 235 Not Applicable
22 Status 0x571ec4435b487ed97ef4d0db14e93751 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 8 27 348 Not Applicable
23 Status 0xa89213c4c9ddbd8bde32d847bb7f3e2f More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 8271 242943 444090 Not Applicable
24 Status 0x5cb3612219d3b2bb53fceee8d9b1f339 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 1 8 256 Not Applicable
25 Status 0x4d2b352a3d2576b8ff583c632dfd0109 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 67 314 436 Not Applicable
26 Status 0xa13bd8fdd082ffefd14fef0123f47899 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 27 71 1097 Not Applicable
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28 Status 0x10465b45696c7608b63ac4821e2962bd More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 157 195 195 Not Applicable
29 Status 0xf7e348edf2b83eff7303bb03ac7b1b29 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 14 14 14 Not Applicable
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31 Status 0xcddbb1dfaf90dcaaefb159bfcf5535cb More File Information 11/22/2014 Unsigned 4 14 72 Not Applicable
32 Status 0x50db7d43be8ab0847c5e788084f66e87 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 8 11 55 Not Applicable
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35 Status 0xb07d6a08dda7cfa92331aad28ebce27e More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 2 3 3 Not Applicable
36 Status 0xfd67e2c52f62995c3cf1d6d720eeb66f More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 3 4 7 Not Applicable
37 Status 0x254f08c0e70104fdfd72e58437cb4690 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 3 13 17 Not Applicable
38 Status 0x41623176fef9df3c113eaadadbb5fb42 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 8 35 100 Not Applicable
39 Status 0x2ecc9ab3e7a3145e817027fa55dc3129 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 14 26 202 Not Applicable
40 Status 0xd076bdf5f4482a0669488ebe58bd4f42 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 2 21 43 Not Applicable
41 Status 0xc458e15f9aec29b257a3dc46f2fce63a More File Information 11/22/2014 Unsigned 119 544 1996 Not Applicable
42 Status 0xc5fd920ffccc051d0eaf35d380999ad5 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 38 427 1651028 Not Applicable
43 Status 0x28b02ea673489a4efbb20a9b302d523c More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 2 15 131 Not Applicable
44 Status 0x6e749dd0683460e0f04d05f9611c5783 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 2 46 1191 Not Applicable
45 Status 0xc1b814b7c5d2ffdddbc45ed6d3229ae4 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 2 2 7 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x84975f84e998b2a74406787d619c14bd More File Information 11/22/2014 Unsigned 8 28 89 Not Applicable
47 Status 0xb554a7d111500b137d6bd4efaba5614c More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 87108 144563 145487 Not Applicable
48 Status 0x15dacfb121a19d054b852a9d7f9b6e46 More File Information 11/22/2014 Unsigned 112 338 372 Not Applicable
49 Status 0x4770237e3c98e481d03da5f108bcd26b More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 64 311 1054 Not Applicable
50 Status 0xb1a6b33ebb2704f399d4deb5fc7a22fb More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 3 6 6 Not Applicable
51 Status 0xc5fc8bd6d622c7bd9b8cbb1470b53883 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 8 56 57 Not Applicable
52 Status 0xf6fd850616ed03380335f3366cea42a8 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 21 28 28 Not Applicable
53 Status 0x135d84fbf0a666367a20ccb2bdbd5dd5 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 20 23 23 Not Applicable
54 Status 0xae90c0e9c11c14cb0283b4784862c53b More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 3 20 20 Not Applicable
55 Status 0x405f5b6a584bd13ea1d51a466a925940 More File Information 11/22/2014 Unsigned 4 10 24 Not Applicable
56 Status 0xcf409620afa4e7a9b0c76926927f0cac More File Information 11/22/2014 Unsigned 1 8 15 Not Applicable
57 Status 0xed2469526afe2c0353d195041a41b919 More File Information 11/22/2014 Unsigned 22 73 283 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x57785a015ded82c287761ca1bd02d532 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 2 2 5 Not Applicable
59 Status 0x6fc79a950476a5f539eeb65f9097c0a8 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 3 14 34 Not Applicable
60 Status 0xff409c974a9ad58b82374deef6b44cbb More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 5 35 96 Not Applicable
61 Status 0x02f8883595a2b3d7ffa11c71eac68473 More File Information 11/22/2014 Signed 15 70 470 Not Applicable
62 Status 0x0f3f3dfab5fb4a6771d5ebe4ceaff0d9 More File Information 11/21/2014 Signed 0 1 21 Not Applicable
63 Status 0x4e76a27352df228f910db0a9b461ef45 More File Information 11/21/2014 Signed 0 1 1 Not Applicable
64 Status 0x982ecf78b647b3746d607551ad3fd5ff More File Information 11/21/2014 Signed 0 9 3110 Not Applicable
65 Status 0x068e3c846de7d2748b7cfd08a5b6ad05 More File Information 11/21/2014 Signed 0 6 14 Not Applicable
66 Status 0x8cc057b3d49017b0ade3e2e3f07f01a1 More File Information 11/21/2014 Signed 0 2 2 Not Applicable
67 Status 0x6bcd8f61f93e513a5b6c694a9a85c1ad More File Information 11/21/2014 Signed 0 2 2 Not Applicable
68 Status 0x32611295a7581b5a61510c4209763b2f More File Information 11/21/2014 Signed 0 28 106 Not Applicable
69 Status 0xe7c93f72c86e20ea59ca0899a02fc840 More File Information 11/21/2014 Unsigned 0 1 14 Not Applicable
70 Status 0x7b4a8101a0af95e51e15285cc064413b More File Information 11/21/2014 Signed 0 3 3 Not Applicable
71 Status 0xc4e79bb6a56ea880560d547f7fd85c9e More File Information 11/21/2014 Signed 0 12 12 Not Applicable
72 Status 0xf834b06933e51e2266dc4858a0e9dd98 More File Information 11/21/2014 Signed 0 8 44 Not Applicable
73 Status 0x61f50ae27508903e048c05083096b4f9 More File Information 11/21/2014 Signed 0 3 12 Not Applicable
74 Status 0x6195c67979014bb623cb20b147491e4d More File Information 11/21/2014 Signed 0 6 29 Not Applicable
75 Status 0xb484207e55b44d849ebf751f2290f071 More File Information 11/21/2014 Signed 0 3 18 Not Applicable
76 Status 0xe0b173f23d873286169995d66b9e3cdf More File Information 11/21/2014 Signed 0 6 18 Not Applicable
77 Status 0xe557a6fdaa2a5f43b6dcb7f6a6c07d5f More File Information 11/21/2014 Signed 0 270 351 Not Applicable
78 Status 0x691442a6d22bb434632085b5c3b23452 More File Information 11/21/2014 Signed 0 17 82 Not Applicable
79 Status 0xc94e467c96c97e3e9508b52f204f970a More File Information 11/20/2014 Unsigned 0 1 4 Not Applicable
80 Status 0x83dc574ded90386e1aeec5b4e505de8d More File Information 11/20/2014 Signed 0 14 25 Not Applicable
81 Status 0x8858f7fe986dd156f88488eda50cc446 More File Information 11/20/2014 Signed 0 5 73 Not Applicable
82 Status 0xb64a05f8818669addb8efee31338e081 More File Information 11/20/2014 Signed 0 27 50 Not Applicable
83 Status 0xd216ba32b719bdfdd7865f800ef50f15 More File Information 11/20/2014 Unsigned 0 4 4 Not Applicable
84 Status 0x0be0d8fe0773202ad81e1fcf62dc41f2 More File Information 11/20/2014 Signed 0 2 59 Not Applicable
85 Status 0xdabb07afc1667a3f7860a43216230e9f More File Information 11/20/2014 Signed 0 23 23 Not Applicable
86 Status 0x1d9aa32cdd3670bd67cd11c725c88756 More File Information 11/20/2014 Signed 0 8 8 Not Applicable
87 Status 0x0c3d9f826b3f58c3f255b52b85b2cded More File Information 11/20/2014 Signed 0 5 5 Not Applicable
88 Status 0xc0c2a92970fe45f47b87969e6036130c More File Information 11/20/2014 Signed 0 1 55 Not Applicable
89 Status 0x4b3c210943dfb5506ddba9df1b7c79df More File Information 11/20/2014 Signed 0 10 75 Not Applicable
90 Status 0x9c4da03704854278858c812f60cf68f9 More File Information 11/20/2014 Signed 0 37 37 Not Applicable
91 Status 0xe36c2053195e02e0b1a4c26a9b887a9b More File Information 11/20/2014 Signed 0 1 4 Not Applicable
92 Status 0x889fa85cd61146b85ebab05237106f48 More File Information 11/19/2014 Signed 0 26 114 Not Applicable
93 Status 0x447b16e8f6d5a42a876bcf910e2d750c More File Information 11/19/2014 Signed 0 5 6 Not Applicable
94 Status 0x142d2b0aa117bf631846d81200710d74 More File Information 11/19/2014 Signed 0 12 12 Not Applicable
95 Status 0x5fccf4fa106fb46493c8d121b9b86bb2 More File Information 11/19/2014 Signed 0 4 17 Not Applicable
96 Status 0xdd8fa401e077b95d6fb1a174085acccc More File Information 11/19/2014 Signed 0 12 12 Not Applicable
97 Status 0xbe2ee045b80d3ddc4a035a9525586430 More File Information 11/19/2014 Unsigned 0 2 4 Not Applicable
98 Status 0xa7b6857b7503d9ca4f40d17a7ebb67fb More File Information 11/19/2014 Signed 0 2 11 Not Applicable
99 Status 0x72ef708552059546b1aaa82e7aa59439 More File Information 11/19/2014 Signed 0 5 9 Not Applicable
100 Status 0x6d7d433359e3bbde1e3860e9cf87c722 More File Information 11/18/2014 Signed 0 14 56 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x0c10a74114455b37af7c9f401b1ac9df 11/20/2014 8:09:00 AM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
2 Status 0x3e27e7ad9999165dadb0e6218123c7bd 11/1/2014 9:28:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 237 KB
3 Status 0x77605843d0d3d33aba20f156eb3d0940 10/21/2014 6:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 240 KB
4 Status 0x2fb9546bd2d65d792bc24f1d26259c68 9/20/2014 4:52:00 AM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 0 KB
5 Status 0x84a1d499dd903c329a5d4e21e255920a 9/18/2014 12:26:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 0 KB
6 Status 0x7602e063c892d359245cac89cff092d7 9/10/2014 9:05:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 237 KB
7 Status 0x155fcb98e8521a017af9b935122e6847 9/6/2014 4:32:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
8 Status 0xf67c487e7a1c886ac78c28a7d3b566cd 9/6/2014 2:28:00 AM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 0 KB
9 Status 0x4770237e3c98e481d03da5f108bcd26b 8/31/2014 1:11:00 AM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 0 KB
10 Status 0xf2bd5f3996599d0519c369bb893527db 8/10/2014 12:06:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 0 KB
11 Status 0xb5855c24c7367b50e4f591007084c3ae 8/9/2014 8:03:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 0 KB
12 Status 0x9bff674829a6beaba4c8733d758e51cb 8/6/2014 11:07:00 AM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 0 KB
13 Status 0x0dee698f7e5645b2ea50b4d5b61e3c76 7/14/2014 10:37:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
14 Status 0x6735a49552a50e39c352d248d26b7a48 7/7/2014 4:55:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
15 Status 0x6a08fa0fa8ddd10bb800484b7123127f 7/4/2014 10:40:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
16 Status 0x8e01d9acd1516a57ae015c21602192e2 7/1/2014 2:42:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
17 Status 0xceccb9ff4e2c791a0936b523a9a15dfd 6/25/2014 1:17:00 AM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
18 Status 0x5f41add6c1a139a7842674266e1a6e22 6/3/2014 8:27:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
19 Status 0x575ab41c45303c826156bff1054106dd 5/30/2014 11:25:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
20 Status 0xc5b1dace884801245fb4a193a1c35228 5/30/2014 9:42:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
21 Status 0xd933f38abe6fab6da5324d4b23579b00 5/6/2014 7:09:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
22 Status 0x80ae43d53ab9f862606e8e46ded02348 5/4/2014 10:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
23 Status 0x6195c67979014bb623cb20b147491e4d 4/26/2014 11:25:00 AM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
24 Status 0xd9972eae36500bf8319514fe11113d68 3/4/2014 9:05:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
25 Status 0x10173b0effa1c0617e74448de9ed324c 2/21/2014 4:38:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB



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