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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,851
United States Rank #44,458
Reach 0.0046%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.14 days
193.98 days >
Average installed length: 101.92 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.00 100.00%

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Windsor Direct

Overview

Windsor Direct 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 9 files and is usually about 19.81 MB (20,776,682 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 27% of users of Windsor Direct come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and JO.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.metaquotes.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Windsor Direct
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Windsor Direct\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 19.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windsor Direct

  • 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 '{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 (46.51.199.236 port 443).
  • terminal.exe connects to hosted-by.leaseweb.com (188.72.225.51 port 443).
  • terminal.exe connects to piripiri083.startdedicated.com (80.86.81.27 port 443).
  • terminal.exe connects to 74.217.226.124 (port 443).
  • terminal.exe connects to mt4d01.fxcorporate.com (204.8.241.79 port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

terminal.exe
Memory:83.09 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007158119%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00029239%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00042343%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Windsor Direct?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 3%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.31%
Windows 8 15.38%
Windows XP 12.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 35.38%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.38%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.31%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.62%
Windows 8 Single Language 4.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.03%
  Iran 14.86%
  JO 6.76%
  United Arab Emirates 5.41%
  India 5.41%
  South Africa 5.41%
  Canada 4.05%
  France 2.70%
  KE 2.70%
  Lebanon 2.70%
  PS 2.70%
  Saudi Arabia 2.70%
  Turkey 2.70%
  Switzerland 1.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 32.00%
Dell 26.00%
Hewlett-Packard 18.00%
Lenovo 8.00%
ASUS 8.00%
Samsung 2.00%
Intel 2.00%
GIGABYTE 2.00%
Alienware 2.00%
Common models
Acer Aspire V3-571G 5.56%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.70%
LENOVO 20202 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite C850 1.85%
TOSHIBA Portable PC 1.85%
LENOVO 20157 1.85%

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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