Process Detail


What is plugin-container.exe ?

In Firefox 3.6.4 and above versions, plugins like Adobe Flash, Apple Quicktime and Silverlight are loaded in a separate process called Plugin-container.exe and helps Firefox.exe main process to stay open even though any one of plug-ins crashes. It annoys users sometimes, when plug-in container.exe runs in the background and shows crashed warning dialog boxes of it, when it crashes.
Our systems analysis:
plugin-container.exe is known as Firefox, it also has the following name CometBird or Nightly or Aurora or SeaMonkey and it is developed by Mozilla Corporation . We have seen about 100 different instances of plugin-container.exe in different location.
plugin-container.exe

Something wrong with plugin-container.exe ?

Plug-in crash protection has been offered to make Firefox more stable and to reduce less crashes, so it is not recommended to disable plug-in container.exe process.




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If plugin-container.exe annoys by showing frequent crashes of it, you can disable plug-in container.exe.

How to remove plugin-container.exe

Disabling plugin-container.exe in Firefox

1.Open Firefox and type about:config and click I’ll be careful, I promise

2. Now search for ipc in Filter box.

disabling plugin-container

3. Double click on each of five entries one by one to set their values to ‘false’ as shown above.

dom.ipc.plugins.enabled
dom.ipc.plugins.enabled.npctrl.dll
dom.ipc.plugins.enabled.npqtplugin.dll
dom.ipc.plugins.enabled.npswf32.dll
dom.ipc.plugins.enabled.nptest.dll

4. Restart Firefox browser. That’s it! Plugin–container is completely disabled for Firefox browser.

What can you do to fix plugin-container.exe ?

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Where do we see plugin-container.exe ?

Here is the list of instances that we see for the process: plugin-container.exe

  Path Product Name Vendor Version Size MD5
1 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 4.0 1685 356A22A5871AC798035E4082C0508F76
2 D:\Programme\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0.1 1685 0619C9E7A3682C54BD226A831897CD06
3 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0 1685 39CEF0613312C10446CAC6EA3D169C66
4 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 3.6.12 1685 6F7ECB12B6782A2122DEBE9EC9DF2C5D
5 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0.1 1685 0619C9E7A3682C54BD226A831897CD06
6 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0.1 1685 1CD878FFA3B97D9008FA0E723ED996CB
7 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 3.6.8 1480 642FA80C2C43EE609313746AA305DC86
8 C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 4.0 1685 356A22A5871AC798035E4082C0508F76
9 C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0.1 1685 1CD878FFA3B97D9008FA0E723ED996CB
10 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 5.0.1 1685 B07D6A08DDA7CFA92331AAD28EBCE27E
11 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 7.0.1 1685 83F4BA8B8CDA4F063AA2002955A508A9
12 C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 4.0.1 1685 3B2CC09944488DB5ED5DFDC315C9AB57
13 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 3.6.13 1685 BA9A09CF1B9503C363617F3748F6D791
14 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0 1685 FD67E2C52F62995C3CF1D6D720EEB66F
15 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 5.0 1685 98F1CE5488CD4C00DF2172BADFC8252C
16 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 6.0 1685 1BF14948A57A0AF81C07F797EC0978D6
17 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 3.6.25 1685 71911CB4AE3F67B83DD0CD50DE4B423F
18 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox 4.0 Beta 7\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 4.0b7 1685 09EB0A9AEFF77AB006311E5F00C5DC90
19 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 4.0b9 1685 894E8CD0CA8AA87957BBDADB944928B1
20 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 3.6.10 1480 D61ACEBA5AC21AB4EA814BBC5BF9E5BE
21 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox 3.6 Beta 3\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 3.6.23 1685 4E8A14EB0F88199F8B8D5D55B3A17B5E
22 C:\Programy\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0 1685 FD67E2C52F62995C3CF1D6D720EEB66F
23 C:\Program\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0.1 1685 0619C9E7A3682C54BD226A831897CD06
24 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0 1685 00C720B692487F8CBFA2B5D4ECBE9606
25 D:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox 4.0 Beta 6\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0.1 1685 0619C9E7A3682C54BD226A831897CD06
26 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0.1 1685 A8A3C20024E000FB9F457F7B4B76EDF5
27 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 3.6.11 1685 6555FA4EC01F5402653C8C6A6E4AC437
28 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 4.0.1 1685 3B2CC09944488DB5ED5DFDC315C9AB57
29 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox 4.0 Beta 10\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 4.0b10 1685 2A46500E90BAE1133B77F42BE0163C69
30 D:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0 1685 FD67E2C52F62995C3CF1D6D720EEB66F
31 C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 7.0.1 1685 83F4BA8B8CDA4F063AA2002955A508A9
32 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 10.0 1685 9B4BFABD2CB579E971D44E88A06CCDBB
33 D:\Programs\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0.1 1685 1CD878FFA3B97D9008FA0E723ED996CB
34 C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0.1 1685 0619C9E7A3682C54BD226A831897CD06
35 D:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0.1 1685 0619C9E7A3682C54BD226A831897CD06
36 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0 1685 50248C371E759B0D5A0523A1ED46699A
37 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 7.0 1685 5E6255C3F0005CB2AD72DB7224D77B32
38 C:\Archivos de programa\CometBird\plugin-container.exe CometBird Mozilla Corporation 7.0.1 972 959920DB1610F47B5CB1090E63DC9BCA
39 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 6.0.2 1685 7653CD0E8F2C0052185673B574DB699E
40 C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0 1685 FD67E2C52F62995C3CF1D6D720EEB66F
41 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 6.0 1685 C0C3C7BA9FBE26BE3316C7AE38A24B34
42 C:\Program Files\Nightly\plugin-container.exe Nightly Mozilla Corporation 12.0a1 1684 5F8F84CCCFC481E8444C4B79BF1DE1B0
43 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 5.0 1685 4486AD32BB05628967695FCA1BADD46E
44 C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0 1685 EBCE80F242E59E30363C0BDBEC0C7C12
45 C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 10.0 1685 9B4BFABD2CB579E971D44E88A06CCDBB
46 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 4.0 1685 E7FD58191C09A4C4B265ED7771DB4725
47 C:\Windows.old\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0.1 1685 1CD878FFA3B97D9008FA0E723ED996CB
48 C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 6.0.2 1685 7653CD0E8F2C0052185673B574DB699E
49 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox 4.0 Beta 11\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 10.0 1685 9B4BFABD2CB579E971D44E88A06CCDBB
50 C:\Arquivos de programas\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0 1685 00C720B692487F8CBFA2B5D4ECBE9606
51 C:\Program Files XP\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0 1685 FD67E2C52F62995C3CF1D6D720EEB66F
52 C:\Documents and Settings\username\Configuración local\Datos de programa\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0 1685 FD67E2C52F62995C3CF1D6D720EEB66F
53 D:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 3.6.25 1685 71911CB4AE3F67B83DD0CD50DE4B423F
54 C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 3.6.15 1685 0AF80338BAD26049974531322857A42E
55 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 3.6.23 1685 4E8A14EB0F88199F8B8D5D55B3A17B5E
56 D:\programy\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 7.0.1 1685 83F4BA8B8CDA4F063AA2002955A508A9
57 C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Application Data\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 3.6.25 1685 71911CB4AE3F67B83DD0CD50DE4B423F
58 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0 1685 529FA094A03FD6710FFCA6C386E79A3F
59 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 3.6.24 1685 84EEC408714607575250A95ABCD9D283
60 C:\Arquivos de programas\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0 1685 FD67E2C52F62995C3CF1D6D720EEB66F
61 C:\Arquivos de programas\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0.1 1685 0619C9E7A3682C54BD226A831897CD06
62 d:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0.1 1685 0619C9E7A3682C54BD226A831897CD06
63 D:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0.1 1685 A8A3C20024E000FB9F457F7B4B76EDF5
64 C:\Program Files\Nightly\plugin-container.exe Nightly Mozilla Corporation 9.0a1 972 6E3BC4A5C04EA5A462C06A4745B4BB23
65 D:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox 4.0 Beta 8\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 4.0b8 1685 9EB9F0C01B7222D681EFC2D25F2669BA
66 C:\Program Files\Aurora\plugin-container.exe Aurora Mozilla Corporation 9.0a2 972 4536743EB9205B4B48DB0E58F3B084B2
67 C:\Programmi\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0.1 1685 1CD878FFA3B97D9008FA0E723ED996CB
68 C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 3.6.13 1685 BA9A09CF1B9503C363617F3748F6D791
69 C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 6.0 1685 BCAC7C562C5427EF85D6290D08EE1DAA
70 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0 1685 9C433166F3D27DF47677FAFA9329C3C5
71 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 7.0 1685 3AEF6731E9EC8E0FAD97177AE3E47E36
72 E:\Programmi\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 10.0 1685 9B4BFABD2CB579E971D44E88A06CCDBB
73 C:\Programme\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0 1685 FD67E2C52F62995C3CF1D6D720EEB66F
74 C:\Archivos de programa\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0.1 1685 0619C9E7A3682C54BD226A831897CD06
75 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0 1685 7B6369716E04B40AC711359E286C3C46
76 C:\Program Files\CometBird\plugin-container.exe CometBird Mozilla Corporation 7.0.1 972 7D02898E563CAA533EB9D102F4F88DB6
77 C:\Arquivos de programas\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 4.0.1 1685 3B2CC09944488DB5ED5DFDC315C9AB57
78 C:\Archivos de programa\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0 1685 FD67E2C52F62995C3CF1D6D720EEB66F
79 C:\Programme\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0.1 1685 1CD878FFA3B97D9008FA0E723ED996CB
80 C:\Programmi\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0 1685 FD67E2C52F62995C3CF1D6D720EEB66F
81 D:\Programme\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 6.0.2 1685 7653CD0E8F2C0052185673B574DB699E
82 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 3.6.6 1480 A0002BED9AAB2644437CA4C973AD3AF1
83 E:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 6.0.2 1685 7653CD0E8F2C0052185673B574DB699E
84 C:\Programme\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0.1 1685 0619C9E7A3682C54BD226A831897CD06
85 C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0 1685 9C433166F3D27DF47677FAFA9329C3C5
86 D:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0 1685 00C720B692487F8CBFA2B5D4ECBE9606
87 G:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0.1 1685 1CD878FFA3B97D9008FA0E723ED996CB
88 E:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0.1 1685 0619C9E7A3682C54BD226A831897CD06
89 R:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0.1 1685 0619C9E7A3682C54BD226A831897CD06
90 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox 4.0 Beta 2\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 4.0b2 1532 B9913D4C85B70B76DECF36C77C9177D6
91 C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 7.0 1685 A6734FEE1E9A736B78A9535CF12BDCC6
92 C:\Program Files\SeaMonkey\plugin-container.exe SeaMonkey Mozilla Corporation 2.6.1 972 E58615F11AE072166480626498885144
93 E:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 7.0.1 1685 83F4BA8B8CDA4F063AA2002955A508A9
94 C:\Arquivos de programas\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 7.0.1 1685 83F4BA8B8CDA4F063AA2002955A508A9
95 C:\Program Files\Ïîðòàòèâíûå ïðîãðàììû\Ñåòü\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 3.6.13 1685 BA9A09CF1B9503C363617F3748F6D791
96 C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0 1685 FD67E2C52F62995C3CF1D6D720EEB66F
97 E:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0.1 1685 1CD878FFA3B97D9008FA0E723ED996CB
98 C:\Arquivos de programas\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0.1 1685 1CD878FFA3B97D9008FA0E723ED996CB
99 C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 8.0 1685 FD67E2C52F62995C3CF1D6D720EEB66F
100 C:\Programas\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe Firefox Mozilla Corporation 9.0.1 1685 0619C9E7A3682C54BD226A831897CD06
             

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