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FormaxTrader 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 6 files and is usually about 28.7 MB (30,094,399 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 31% of users of FormaxTrader come from the United States, it is also popular in TN and BD.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.metaquotes.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FormaxTrader
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FormaxTrader\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 28.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FormaxTrader

  • metalang.exe - MetaQuotes Language 4 Compiler (MQL4) (MetaQuotes Language Compiler)
  • metaeditor.exe - MetaQuotes Language 5 Editor (MetaEditor)
  • mql.exe - MQL4/MQL5 Compiler Launcher
  • 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 '{62199DD4-E756-4908-84E9-D4AEFEC825BB}' (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'.

How do I remove FormaxTrader?

Quickly and completely remove FormaxTrader from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FormaxTrader 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 FormaxTrader, 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 FormaxTrader.

Win 7 (SP1) 36%
Win Vista (SP2) 9%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.64%
Windows 8 27.27%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.27%
Windows 7 Professional 18.18%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.09%
Windows 8 Single Language 9.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.77%
  TN 15.38%
  BD 15.38%
  Thailand 7.69%
  India 7.69%
  Iran 7.69%
  Poland 7.69%
  Saudi Arabia 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 45.45%
Dell 18.18%
Samsung 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard 9.09%
Common models
Dell Vostro 1015 22.22%
CLEVO CO. M1110M ... 11.11%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 11.11%
Samsung 350V5C/351V5C/354... 11.11%
HP G62 Notebook PC 11.11%
HP 1000 Notebook PC 11.11%

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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