"Mozilla Maintenance Service - maintenanceservice.exe" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Mozilla Maintenance Service" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Mozilla Maintenance Service" service related to maintenanceservice.exe?

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A

"Mozilla Maintenance Service" is a Windows 8 service that The Mozilla Maintenance Service ensures that you have the latest and most secure version of Mozilla Firefox on your computer. Keeping Firefox up to date is very important for your online security, and Mozilla strongly recommends that you keep this service enabled. "Mozilla Maintenance Service" service is provided by maintenanceservice.exe program file.

Detailed information on "Mozilla Maintenance Service" service:

Service name: MozillaMaintenance
Display name: Mozilla Maintenance Service
Execution command: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Maintenance Service\maintenanceservice.exe"
Dependencies: None

"Mozilla Maintenance Service" service is provided by a program called: maintenanceservice.exe:

Name: maintenanceservice.exe
Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Maintenance Service\maintenanceservice.exe
Description: 
File version: 43.0.1
Size: 147624 bytes
Modified: 12/2/2016 12:53:14 AM UTC

Disabling "Mozilla Maintenance Service" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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