What is plugin-container.exe?
Plugin-container.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if plugin-container.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
Plugin-container.exe file information
The process known as Plugin Container for Firefox or Plugin Container for Palemoon or Plugin Container for Waterfox or Plugin Container for Nightly or Plugin Container for CometBird or Plugin Container for Aurora or Plugin Container for Thunderbird
belongs to software Mozilla Firefox or Firefox or FoxyTunes for Firefox or Pale Moon (version 12.3r2, 8.0-x64) or Waterfox or Nightly (version 20.0a1, 27.0a1, 19.0a1, 8.0a1) or CometBird or Mozilla Thunderbird
by Mozilla (www.mozilla.org).
Description: Plugin-container.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file plugin-container.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ or in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings" or in C:\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 16,856 bytes (49% of all occurrences), 14,808 bytes and 21 more variants.
The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows core file. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. Therefore the technical security rating is 37% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with plugin-container.exe, you can also visit the www.mozilla.com support page , update  the program to the latest version or uninstall Mozilla Firefox or FoxyTunes for Firefox from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".
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If plugin-container.exe is located in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder, the security rating is 43% dangerous. The file size is 16,864 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 17,304 bytes or 16,856 bytes. The program has no visible window. The file has a digital signature. The file is not a Windows system file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as plugin-container.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the plugin-container.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.
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