The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the Firefox Ultimate Optimizer.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.
Description: Firefox Ultimate Optimizer.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The Firefox Ultimate Optimizer.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows or in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
The file size on Windows 8/7/XP is 114,688 bytes.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. The Firefox Ultimate Optimizer.exe file is not a Windows core file. Firefox Ultimate Optimizer.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 11% dangerous.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ Firefox Optimizer.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Firefox Ultimate Optimizer.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Firefox Ultimate Optimizer.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Firefox Ultimate Optimizer. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.
Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.
To help you analyze the Firefox Ultimate Optimizer.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.