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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 0x590702ff789d818a4601727d6c8a18ca More File Information 12/8/2016 Unsigned 1 13 294 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xb26a9cdc001c94aa5316ca70899493a6 More File Information 12/8/2016 Signed 15 45 421 Not Applicable
3 Status 0xf9bcf033a3f49889db10de3d89f9953d More File Information 12/8/2016 Signed 1 4 21 Not Applicable
4 Status 0xf538173285ee4f7f0ba8f40867690086 More File Information 12/8/2016 Signed 3 10 33 Not Applicable
5 Status 0xe10a68ba18ba07b591c59ac4a33860fe More File Information 12/8/2016 Signed 1 7 32 Not Applicable
6 Status 0xed79faad7487f5ce208ba0e56d2fd05f More File Information 12/8/2016 Signed 1 2 12 Not Applicable
7 Status 0xdb6db3430c0968366d54c2d790aa9dd7 More File Information 12/8/2016 Signed 1 1 3 Not Applicable
8 Status 0xfe5889aecdc809df70435989867fc5a8 More File Information 12/8/2016 Signed 4 4 4 Not Applicable
9 Status 0xfcad67a4f510a60afe18f2f3d8afe645 More File Information 12/8/2016 Unsigned 1 16 101 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x4b1957638bb7353fa391d6c223147b88 More File Information 12/8/2016 Signed 5 15 69 Not Applicable
11 Status 0xe39d8bdf210413bfed2ac119ea832f84 More File Information 12/8/2016 Signed 3 20 62 Not Applicable
12 Status 0xc551411184ccc7a77036e15d04532f72 More File Information 12/8/2016 Signed 16 176 541 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x0c85725aea01e55fce9e61efced9fa15 More File Information 12/8/2016 Unsigned 1 24 131 Not Applicable
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16 Status 0x03d005b911c34bf008ccaba19440cc01 More File Information 12/8/2016 Unsigned 2 20 130 Not Applicable
17 Status 0xed2469526afe2c0353d195041a41b919 More File Information 12/8/2016 Unsigned 1 10 28 Not Applicable
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20 Status 0x2b145a50ee1ef53989887a711a9f2981 More File Information 12/8/2016 Signed 19 150 1201 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x168303f1de5409517f48e0b623699e05 More File Information 12/8/2016 Unsigned 15 106 143 Not Applicable
22 Status 0xd2d146e579e563c0a111c2bd1fa6f366 More File Information 12/8/2016 Unsigned 10 89 389 Not Applicable
23 Status 0xd6d01aa2e0e768795b7b6855ebda65a2 More File Information 12/7/2016 Signed 0 3 15 Not Applicable
24 Status 0x093060e0b35a73d4b63b54fd1445cd89 More File Information 12/7/2016 Unsigned 0 4 18 Not Applicable
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28 Status 0xb97f8b8e7bc02927d38e867774cd2406 More File Information 12/7/2016 Signed 0 2 5 Not Applicable
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35 Status 0xcddbb1dfaf90dcaaefb159bfcf5535cb More File Information 12/6/2016 Unsigned 0 4 15 Not Applicable
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37 Status 0x344cc9339ba1022f335b46b95aabf32f More File Information 12/6/2016 Signed 0 7 42 Not Applicable
38 Status 0xa24aac74e151285362c4291ef30e2bb3 More File Information 12/6/2016 Signed 0 22 72 Not Applicable
39 Status 0x29d87172e4e273a41fa1f51de80a8115 More File Information 12/6/2016 Signed 0 11 81 Not Applicable
40 Status 0x8858f7fe986dd156f88488eda50cc446 More File Information 12/5/2016 Signed 0 2 5 Not Applicable
41 Status 0x50db7d43be8ab0847c5e788084f66e87 More File Information 12/5/2016 Signed 0 2 2 Not Applicable
42 Status 0x2c347d140837566c469b39f64bdde171 More File Information 12/5/2016 Signed 0 4 48 Not Applicable
43 Status 0x435273475db62f9c75690f6067aa2687 More File Information 12/5/2016 Unsigned 0 2 10 Not Applicable
44 Status 0xb51361812dd7dfa991f10a5d07536be2 More File Information 12/5/2016 Unsigned 0 2 14 Not Applicable
45 Status 0x205321b237f40d4349102e13404e3dda More File Information 12/4/2016 Signed 0 5 5 Not Applicable
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47 Status 0xc5fd920ffccc051d0eaf35d380999ad5 More File Information 12/4/2016 Signed 0 1 1 Not Applicable
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51 Status 0x62f09f23188aed8f7ecb71a8d61661e5 More File Information 12/3/2016 Signed 0 1 16 Not Applicable
52 Status 0xfcdd3e8193240539408e3954140fa3bb More File Information 12/3/2016 Signed 0 2 2 Not Applicable
53 Status 0xd8484564f7597bd18d9a6c0a6d3996ba More File Information 12/3/2016 Unsigned 0 2 15 Not Applicable
54 Status 0xd1d58d48254ff7bb9e8a41138664cf2d More File Information 12/3/2016 Signed 0 8 53 Not Applicable
55 Status 0x730ddcd5146bd4e26ec3cd6053c1e276 More File Information 12/3/2016 Signed 0 4 9 Not Applicable
56 Status 0x91eade0a0a24664f75955377edf2e4e2 More File Information 12/3/2016 Signed 0 4 7 Not Applicable
57 Status 0xda205b6b4c9a09c2e9080c232215287d More File Information 12/2/2016 Signed 0 1 2 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x86f56cd203210f36d43a8e84c9b10c0d More File Information 12/1/2016 Signed 0 0 3 Not Applicable
59 Status 0x165fb2a5ddf99682f319bfa670de0a5b More File Information 12/1/2016 Signed 0 0 6 Not Applicable
60 Status 0x1f3429232f3fed18d0e75e30c15c4f1b More File Information 12/1/2016 Signed 0 0 11 Not Applicable
61 Status 0x4770237e3c98e481d03da5f108bcd26b More File Information 12/1/2016 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
62 Status 0xdcd4087af696da9f48dfae64b9e528fe More File Information 12/1/2016 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
63 Status 0x52a239146f7c040632bae193f4589c8e More File Information 12/1/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
64 Status 0xb6f06766529b7a15f7c419630397a25a More File Information 11/30/2016 Signed 0 0 9 Not Applicable
65 Status 0x7f6ec840e0954055d58cd57b6aca9d92 More File Information 11/30/2016 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
66 Status 0xd20916c6ea423de829717357be09731c More File Information 11/29/2016 Signed 0 0 3 Not Applicable
67 Status 0xdf207454819c2513aa489d10585a8629 More File Information 11/29/2016 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
68 Status 0xf1f88bf04a3ae7ac10f18d73d91ccd6b More File Information 11/29/2016 Signed 0 0 17 Not Applicable
69 Status 0xf24fd6ee35c9e0f6d93c62bbcc8297e7 More File Information 11/29/2016 Signed 0 0 2 Not Applicable
70 Status 0x4f87179386948d61fbf74b0ddf265170 More File Information 11/28/2016 Signed 0 0 2 Not Applicable
71 Status 0x9b660f85d4b9fe235dbd45a39cc76f8a More File Information 11/27/2016 Signed 0 0 3 Not Applicable
72 Status 0xa9e3183b95907de7aae07f0391343be0 More File Information 11/26/2016 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
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74 Status 0x6f363031274f60aba62fec93bd1fae74 More File Information 11/25/2016 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
75 Status 0xbb78a26102a4afdef0e3592bfc74a634 More File Information 11/24/2016 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
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78 Status 0x02f8883595a2b3d7ffa11c71eac68473 More File Information 11/23/2016 Signed 0 0 4 Not Applicable
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81 Status 0x8d5a7aedc6ebc6aa722435ad0f27538f More File Information 11/22/2016 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
82 Status 0xa4d0ca0850c8f96aea55d3e878d9b9ea More File Information 11/22/2016 Signed 0 0 4 Not Applicable
83 Status 0x30d24d69cae9712d980410924102d376 More File Information 11/21/2016 Signed 0 0 59 Not Applicable
84 Status 0x831f8fae0bffcf8ba05082e5c5db8cb3 More File Information 11/21/2016 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
85 Status 0xb8e61b66ac517734d660fb1a6084e26d More File Information 11/20/2016 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
86 Status 0x70e72e508d9f8cea9d4d11b09204526f More File Information 11/19/2016 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
87 Status 0x10ee22cb90d5fdbbe460b1e751f9bca1 More File Information 11/19/2016 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
88 Status 0x4fe9216d92ebac73a6001e365d65a19e More File Information 11/18/2016 Signed 0 0 5 Not Applicable
89 Status 0xd32519a54d3ad7d0a250481644aa0b69 More File Information 11/18/2016 Signed 0 0 4 Not Applicable
90 Status 0xb64a05f8818669addb8efee31338e081 More File Information 11/17/2016 Signed 0 0 2 Not Applicable
91 Status 0x7f8f70f6f6325ecf4be84fc2b8675c4a More File Information 11/17/2016 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
92 Status 0x79e195c249126c970c90ccd5ee3882c2 More File Information 11/15/2016 Signed 0 0 4 Not Applicable
93 Status 0xf834b06933e51e2266dc4858a0e9dd98 More File Information 11/15/2016 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
94 Status 0x61f50ae27508903e048c05083096b4f9 More File Information 11/15/2016 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
95 Status 0x26f66ef7b408b5419af12eea473e80d0 More File Information 11/14/2016 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
96 Status 0x1440dd68211020533306da73bb54f1f2 More File Information 11/14/2016 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
97 Status 0x0dd74786d22edff0ce5b8e1b1e398618 More File Information 11/13/2016 Signed 0 0 2 Not Applicable
98 Status 0x59b6caf8c38186ad52fc462f8815036c More File Information 11/13/2016 Signed 0 0 15 Not Applicable
99 Status 0x73ade997a58bf2c9dd0ff3d69bda10a0 More File Information 11/9/2016 Signed 0 0 1 Not Applicable
100 Status 0x254f08c0e70104fdfd72e58437cb4690 More File Information 11/9/2016 Signed 0 0 2 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
17 Status 0xf2bd5f3996599d0519c369bb893527db 8/10/2014 12:06:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 0 KB
18 Status 0xb5855c24c7367b50e4f591007084c3ae 8/9/2014 8:03:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 0 KB
19 Status 0x9bff674829a6beaba4c8733d758e51cb 8/6/2014 11:07:00 AM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 0 KB
20 Status 0x0dee698f7e5645b2ea50b4d5b61e3c76 7/14/2014 10:37:00 PM Unknown Unknown Firefox plugin-container 18 KB
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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