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BOSSAFX is a software program developed by MetaQuotes Software. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 34.98 MB (36,679,391 bytes). The installed file liveupdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 71% of users of BOSSAFX come from Poland, it is also popular in the United States and Czech Republic.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.metaquotes.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\BOSSAFX
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\BOSSAFX\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 34.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BOSSAFX

  • metalang.exe - MetaQuotes Language 4 Compiler (MQL4) (MetaQuotes Language Compiler)
  • metaeditor.exe - MetaQuotes Language 5 Editor (MetaEditor)
  • mql.exe - MQL4/MQL5 Compiler Launcher
  • liveupdate.exe - MetaQuotes LiveUpdate
  • mql.dll - MQL4/MQL5 Compiler
  • terminal.exe - MetaTrader
  • uninstall.exe - Setup

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • terminal.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8D5CF94-0A0A-412B-B063-F71B9BCEA95B}' (runs on registration).
  • metaeditor.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{99B2D769-8754-4B9D-A850-B7052F7A834E}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • terminal.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MetaTrader' and executes as C:\Program Files\Ava MetaTrader\terminal.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • terminal.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\MetaTrader - Pepperstone\terminal.exe'.
Network connections
  • terminal.exe connects to mt4d01.fxcorporate.com ( port 443).
  • terminal.exe connects to ( port 8443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:38.82 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0015088372%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00125558%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00025326%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:152,840,196
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:7.37 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:7.02 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:50.04 MB
Total CPU:0.0030404343%
Kernel CPU:0.00179211%
User CPU:0.00124832%
CPU cycles/sec:36,197,449
I/O reads/min:23.38 KB
I/O writes/min:4.98 KB

How do I remove BOSSAFX?

Quickly and completely remove BOSSAFX from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall BOSSAFX from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program BOSSAFX, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove BOSSAFX.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 5%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 8 38.10%
Windows XP 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 10 Home 23.81%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.76%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.83% of installs come from Poland
Which countries install it?
  Poland 70.83%
  United States 20.83%
  Czech Republic 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 30.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Dell 15.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Samsung 10.00%
Acer 5.00%
Toshiba 5.00%
Sony 5.00%
Common models
LENOVO 80G0 15.00%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE L870-10... 5.00%
Sony SVE1511G1ESI 5.00%
Samsung R580 5.00%
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 5.00%
OPTIMUS S.A. Komputer OPT... 5.00%

About (from MetaQuotes Software Corp.)

MetaQuotes Software Corp. is a B2B software development company established in 2000.
Publisher URL: www.metaquotes.net


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