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AMozilla folders in my AppData/Roaming profiles - legit or malware?

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There is a folder called 'Amozilla' containing a folder called 'AFirefox' under Users/_____/AppData/Roaming, in addition to the regular Mozilla folder. The Amozilla files are all from 2018 - no recent use. Are these legitimate? Safe to delete?

The regular Mozilla folder contains two Firefox profile folders: one with recent files, the other all from 2018. Safe to delete the defunct profile folder? (I am the only user of this computer.)

Thanks.

There is a folder called 'Amozilla' containing a folder called 'AFirefox' under Users/_____/AppData/Roaming, in addition to the regular Mozilla folder. The Amozilla files are all from 2018 - no recent use. Are these legitimate? Safe to delete? The regular Mozilla folder contains two Firefox profile folders: one with recent files, the other all from 2018. Safe to delete the defunct profile folder? (I am the only user of this computer.) Thanks.
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Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 32.0 r0

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Win64; x64; rv:71.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/71.0

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FredMcD
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Web Search; https://www.google.com/search?q=Amozilla&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-b

Entries claim Malware.

You may have ad/mal-ware. Further information can be found in this article; https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-caused-malware?cache=no

Run most or all of the listed malware scanners. Each works differently. If one program misses something, another may pick it up.

Web Search; https://www.google.com/search?q=Amozilla&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-b Entries claim Malware. You may have ad/mal-ware. Further information can be found in this article; https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-caused-malware?cache=no Run most or all of the listed malware scanners. Each works differently. If one program misses something, another may pick it up.
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cor-el
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Is there also a aMozila or aFirefox folder in the secondary location in AppData\Local ?

You can remove this folder as it isn't used by Firefox.

Is there also a aMozila or aFirefox folder in the secondary location in AppData\Local ? You can remove this folder as it isn't used by Firefox.
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Thanks for your replies.

There is an AMozilla folder in AppData\Local too. I hadn't looked there at first. Only saw it in Roaming.

I will remove both, I guess, but was this ever a legitimate folder?

Thanks for your replies. There is an AMozilla folder in AppData\Local too. I hadn't looked there at first. Only saw it in Roaming. I will remove both, I guess, but was this ever a legitimate folder?
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FredMcD, yes I saw some of those forum conversations, but nothing from Mozilla itself addressing the 'AMozilla' phenom specifically.

I haven't noticed any particular performance issues in the last year.

FredMcD, yes I saw some of those forum conversations, but nothing from Mozilla itself addressing the 'AMozilla' phenom specifically. I haven't noticed any particular performance issues in the last year.

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