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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 0xf9bcf033a3f49889db10de3d89f9953d More File Information 2/25/2017 Signed 6 19 59 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xb4847bae2442130f64932363a322d7e6 More File Information 2/25/2017 Signed 3 3 3 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x8858f7fe986dd156f88488eda50cc446 More File Information 2/25/2017 Signed 2 13 29 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x093060e0b35a73d4b63b54fd1445cd89 More File Information 2/25/2017 Unsigned 1 3 22 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x2f7f595945b6f2e23d1b1423af8c5186 More File Information 2/25/2017 Signed 1 2 11 Not Applicable
6 Status 0xda205b6b4c9a09c2e9080c232215287d More File Information 2/25/2017 Signed 3 3 3 Not Applicable
7 Status 0xa24aac74e151285362c4291ef30e2bb3 More File Information 2/25/2017 Signed 2 6 18 Not Applicable
8 Status 0xbf15842764991c452a38e87ccd542738 More File Information 2/25/2017 Unsigned 2 13 55 Not Applicable
9 Status 0xc551411184ccc7a77036e15d04532f72 More File Information 2/25/2017 Signed 18 205 601 Not Applicable
10 Status 0xbb490bfc793caeb1c41fb0fc91a01676 More File Information 2/25/2017 Signed 12 57 313 Not Applicable
11 Status 0xcefa800aaa7dedf7cf0b030f4a02897b More File Information 2/25/2017 Signed 1 1 1 Not Applicable
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13 Status 0x799c9f52b3ffafb1ed02591c89c8f2e7 More File Information 2/25/2017 Unsigned 1 4 71 Not Applicable
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39 Status 0xed2469526afe2c0353d195041a41b919 More File Information 2/22/2017 Unsigned 0 6 40 Not Applicable
40 Status 0xda740198ba1fbdb5c702203c71f0bdbb More File Information 2/21/2017 Unsigned 0 3 22 Not Applicable
41 Status 0xf538173285ee4f7f0ba8f40867690086 More File Information 2/21/2017 Signed 0 8 34 Not Applicable
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43 Status 0xfcad67a4f510a60afe18f2f3d8afe645 More File Information 2/21/2017 Unsigned 0 4 26 Not Applicable
44 Status 0xb9489fda75e51186f408b7d2963ebcc4 More File Information 2/20/2017 Signed 0 3 6 Not Applicable
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47 Status 0x7667b1e43c5dffe73a890966f18f77e4 More File Information 2/19/2017 Signed 0 4 21 Not Applicable
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53 Status 0x72e7a13372047ca67ab84faf2f49ef06 More File Information 2/16/2017 Signed 0 0 47 Not Applicable
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56 Status 0xcddbb1dfaf90dcaaefb159bfcf5535cb More File Information 2/15/2017 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
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59 Status 0xdf207454819c2513aa489d10585a8629 More File Information 2/15/2017 Signed 0 0 8 Not Applicable
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61 Status 0xe10a68ba18ba07b591c59ac4a33860fe More File Information 2/14/2017 Signed 0 0 11 Not Applicable
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64 Status 0xcba0013ebde3f0b08b043f61857e9809 More File Information 2/13/2017 Signed 0 0 3 Not Applicable
65 Status 0xd6d01aa2e0e768795b7b6855ebda65a2 More File Information 2/13/2017 Signed 0 0 4 Not Applicable
66 Status 0x356a22a5871ac798035e4082c0508f76 More File Information 2/13/2017 Signed 0 0 5 Not Applicable
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68 Status 0x12fd4ef8f2cbbf98e0a5ced88258ddf3 More File Information 2/11/2017 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
69 Status 0x2ae84408af92693fcec9f198d793dc49 More File Information 2/11/2017 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
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78 Status 0xfea2a71276a182defadf6261a71c409e More File Information 2/4/2017 Signed 0 0 2 Not Applicable
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86 Status 0xe0b173f23d873286169995d66b9e3cdf More File Information 2/1/2017 Signed 0 0 8 Not Applicable
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88 Status 0x020aead1c6c8954c6dea1ad07c4cfd68 More File Information 1/30/2017 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
89 Status 0xdcbeff88c66216530634390c697ce001 More File Information 1/30/2017 Signed 0 0 2 Not Applicable
90 Status 0xa06ab1550658a19e871a6fd7ff1c2cdb More File Information 1/30/2017 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
91 Status 0x83f4ba8b8cda4f063aa2002955a508a9 More File Information 1/30/2017 Signed 0 0 2 Not Applicable
92 Status 0xfdcedf83f6f17050ed4d824b28827245 More File Information 1/29/2017 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
93 Status 0xa7b6857b7503d9ca4f40d17a7ebb67fb More File Information 1/29/2017 Signed 0 0 3 Not Applicable
94 Status 0x205321b237f40d4349102e13404e3dda More File Information 1/27/2017 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
95 Status 0x4b88bf95f7c40e2edd2b924e0111c456 More File Information 1/26/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
96 Status 0x79e195c249126c970c90ccd5ee3882c2 More File Information 1/24/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
97 Status 0xdb6db3430c0968366d54c2d790aa9dd7 More File Information 1/24/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
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100 Status 0xce4d6c8e918173fcd48f0456c249adec More File Information 1/23/2017 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xd2d146e579e563c0a111c2bd1fa6f366 3/29/2016 8:45:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 0 KB
2 Status 0xc551411184ccc7a77036e15d04532f72 7/20/2015 8:33:00 AM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 263 KB
3 Status 0x4770237e3c98e481d03da5f108bcd26b 1/18/2015 2:17:00 AM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 0 KB
4 Status 0x3d4f8fe938c6e042293b349e28e69b1f 1/11/2015 10:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
5 Status 0xddb8cca895f08a480a8e16af8b42c928 1/8/2015 2:53:00 AM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 15 KB
6 Status 0xf834b06933e51e2266dc4858a0e9dd98 12/27/2014 3:00:00 AM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 16 KB
7 Status 0x84975f84e998b2a74406787d619c14bd 12/20/2014 7:14:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 0 KB
8 Status 0x11689c761df5fb1b0f96d906db118820 12/7/2014 4:08:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 258 KB
9 Status 0x9fba384f69f905a62a524a44cc95a17b 11/26/2014 8:35:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 273 KB
10 Status 0x2a40036fa601461b6e11e8a245583531 11/25/2014 1:37:00 AM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 273 KB
11 Status 0x3e27e7ad9999165dadb0e6218123c7bd 11/1/2014 9:28:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 237 KB
12 Status 0x77605843d0d3d33aba20f156eb3d0940 10/21/2014 6:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 240 KB
13 Status 0x84a1d499dd903c329a5d4e21e255920a 9/18/2014 12:26:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 0 KB
14 Status 0x7602e063c892d359245cac89cff092d7 9/10/2014 9:05:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 237 KB
15 Status 0x155fcb98e8521a017af9b935122e6847 9/6/2014 4:32:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
16 Status 0xf67c487e7a1c886ac78c28a7d3b566cd 9/6/2014 2:28:00 AM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 0 KB
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21 Status 0x6735a49552a50e39c352d248d26b7a48 7/7/2014 4:55:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
22 Status 0x6a08fa0fa8ddd10bb800484b7123127f 7/4/2014 10:40:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
23 Status 0x8e01d9acd1516a57ae015c21602192e2 7/1/2014 2:42:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
24 Status 0xceccb9ff4e2c791a0936b523a9a15dfd 6/25/2014 1:17:00 AM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
25 Status 0x5f41add6c1a139a7842674266e1a6e22 6/3/2014 8:27:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB



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