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Should I remove MetaTrader 4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,587
United States Rank #12,606
Reach 0.0530%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.33 days
363.72 days >
Average installed length: 191.11 days


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MetaTrader 4

What is MetaTrader 4?  (from MetaQuotes Software)

MetaTrader 4 is the cutting-edge online trading platform designed to provide brokerage services to customers in Forex, CFD and Futures markets. This is what you need to establish your own brokerage services business and serve traders in the financial markets. MetaTrader 4 is a full-cycle trading platform that includes...  Read more


MetaTrader 4 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 40 files and is usually about 16.73 MB (17,547,177 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 8. While about 22% of users of MetaTrader 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.metaquotes.net/en/metatrader4
Help link: www.metaquotes.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MetaTrader 4
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MetaTrader 4\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 16.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MetaTrader 4

  • 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 - MetaTrader 4 LiveUpdate
  • mql.dll - MQL4/MQL5 Compiler
  • metaviewer.dll - MetaViewer
  • metaviewer64.dll
  • 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'.
Network connections
  • terminal.exe connects to ec2-46-51-199-236.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com ( port 443).
  • terminal.exe connects to hosted-by.leaseweb.com ( port 443).
  • terminal.exe connects to piripiri083.startdedicated.com ( port 443).
  • terminal.exe connects to mt4d01.fxcorporate.com ( port 443).
  • terminal.exe connects to ( port 8443).
  • terminal.exe connects to mt4d01.fxcorporate.com ( port 443).

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:83.09 MB
Total CPU:0.0007158119%
Kernel CPU:0.00029239%
User CPU:0.00042343%

How do I remove MetaTrader 4?

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Or, you can uninstall MetaTrader 4 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 MetaTrader 4, 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 MetaTrader 4.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 8 29.17%
Windows XP 5.11%
Windows Vista 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.73%
Windows 7 Professional 11.17%
Windows 8.1 6.86%
Windows 10 Home 5.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.24%
  Germany 6.73%
  Japan 5.08%
  Italy 4.83%
  United Kingdom 4.57%
  Iran 4.19%
  France 2.80%
  Spain 2.67%
  Israel 2.67%
  Malaysia 2.54%
  Indonesia 2.41%
  Australia 2.29%
  Canada 2.29%
  Saudi Arabia 1.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.58%
Dell 20.54%
Acer 17.01%
ASUS 14.73%
Lenovo 6.02%
Toshiba 6.02%
Samsung 5.19%
Intel 1.24%
NEC 0.83%
Alienware 0.62%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.33%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.88%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.88%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.88%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.88%
Acer Aspire 5742G 1.92%

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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