What is Mozilla maintenance service and how to uninstall or disable Mozilla Maintenance Service?

By | April 24, 2020

Before I get to you in detail about Mozilla maintenance service I would like to explain to you what is Mozilla and get you to know everything about Mozilla Maintenance service. I this article I would show you the step by step process on how to disable or uninstall Mozilla Maintenance service.


About Mozilla

Mozilla Firefox also known as Firefox is an open-source web browser which lets you visit your favorite website.  Mozilla Firefox was stated in 2002 and since then has grown leap and bounds to become one of the most popular web browsers on the internet.

Mozilla is the second most popular web browser after Google chrome. Firefox has its loyal user base which mainly due to its open-source nature.

What is Mozilla maintenance service?

The main use of Mozilla Maintenace service is to get permission from your windows software to download and update Mozilla Firefox on your PC without asking you for permission.

Mozilla Maintenance service doe not allow the UAC dialog window to open. In simple terms, Mozilla Maintenance service takes the permission of updating firefox without you knowing. 

Some users do not like this automatic update of firefox without asking for permission. I will show you how to uninstall or disable Mozilla Maintenance Service in a step by step process below.

How to disable Mozilla maintenance service?

Step 1: Right-click FireFox menu >> Options >> Genral Tab

Step 2: After you have selected the General Tab you would need to scroll down to find Firefox Update

Step 3: After Firefox Updates>> Allow FireFox >> Uncheck the box >> Use a background service to install updates >> Ok >> Save changes 

Once this is done you have now successfully disabled Mozilla maintenance service.

How to uninstall Mozilla maintenance service? 

Uninstalling Mozilla maintenance service is just like Uninstalling any other application on your Windows PC from the Control Panel. Below are the steps on how to uninstall Mozilla maintenance service.

Step 1: Go to Control Panel 

Step 2: Programs >> Programs and Features >> Uninstall a program

Step 3: Scroll down and right Mozilla Maintenance Service and click on the uninstall button 

Summery and Final thoughts 

I hope you liked this article and did not find any issues on how to uninstall or disable Mozilla Maintenance Service. If you are still facing any problem while doing so just comment below and our team at Bittmint would be happy to help you.

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