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1% remove it99% keep it
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VersionDistribution
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FXstart - MetaTrader

Overview

FXstart - MetaTrader is a program developed by MetaQuotes Software. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 19.92 MB (20,890,536 bytes). liveupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 31% of users of FXstart - MetaTrader come from the United States, it is also popular in Russia and BY.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.metaquotes.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FXstart - MetaTrader
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FXstart - MetaTrader\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 19.92 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FXstart - MetaTrader

  • metalang.exe - MetaQuotes Language 4 Compiler (MQL4) (MetaQuotes Language Compiler)
  • metaeditor.exe - MetaQuotes Language Editor (MetaEditor)
  • liveupdate.exe - MetaQuotes LiveUpdate
  • terminal.exe - MetaTrader
  • Uninstall.exe - Setup

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • terminal.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EE43F8E8-8C81-4F4B-96DC-5DF5F87E8B58}' (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 - FXOpen\terminal.exe'.
Network connections
  • terminal.exe connects to mt4d01.fxcorporate.com (204.8.241.79 port 443).
  • terminal.exe connects to 159.253.135.156-static.reverse.softlayer.com (159.253.135.156 port 8443).
  • terminal.exe connects to mt4d01.fxcorporate.com (204.8.241.79 port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

metaeditor.exe
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
terminal.exe
Memory:50.04 MB
Total CPU:0.0030404343%
Kernel CPU:0.00179211%
User CPU:0.00124832%
CPU cycles/sec:36,197,449
Switches/sec:56
I/O reads/min:23.38 KB
I/O writes/min:4.98 KB

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Or, you can uninstall FXstart - MetaTrader 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 FXstart - MetaTrader, 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 FXstart - MetaTrader.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win Vista (SP2) 8%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.33%
Windows XP 8.33%
Windows Vista 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 41.67%
Windows 7 Home Basic 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.25%
  Russia 25.00%
  BY 12.50%
  UA 12.50%
  AZ 6.25%
  Italy 6.25%
  UZ 6.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.44%
ASUS 33.33%
Dell 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
Common models
MSI EB-7641 12.50%
HP Pavilion dv8 Notebook ... 12.50%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 12.50%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 12.50%
ECS G31T-M 12.50%
ASUSTeK N61Jv 12.50%

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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