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Should I remove FBS Trader 4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,671
Reach 0.0049%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.70 days
95.29 days >
Average installed length: 50.07 days


6.00 9.28%
4.00 90.72%

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FBS Trader 4


FBS Trader 4 is a software program developed by MetaQuotes Software. The most common release is 4.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 10 files and is usually about 21.16 MB (22,185,866 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 10. While about 22% of users of FBS Trader 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in Indonesia and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.metaquotes.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FBS Trader 4
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FBS Trader 4\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 21.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FBS Trader 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 - MetaQuotes 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 '{FB5C769D-F5B1-42A0-8E51-BEB19A45224E}' (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\Go Trader MT4\terminal.exe'.

How do I remove FBS Trader 4?

You can uninstall FBS Trader 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program FBS Trader 4, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 FBS Trader 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.67%
Windows 10 34.02%
Windows XP 10.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.17%
Windows 7 Professional 15.63%
Windows 10 Pro 11.46%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.38%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.12%
  Indonesia 22.12%
  Singapore 7.08%
  MA 5.31%
  DZ 5.31%
  TN 3.54%
  Thailand 3.54%
  Italy 3.54%
  BD 2.65%
  Egypt 2.65%
  Malaysia 2.65%
  India 1.77%
  Sweden 1.77%
  Jordan 1.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 20.59%
ASUS 13.24%
Dell 11.76%
Lenovo 10.29%
Toshiba 5.88%
Intel 4.41%
American Megatrends 2.94%
Compaq 1.47%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.66%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.44%
LENOVO 20059 2.44%
Acer Aspire ES1-512 2.44%
Acer Aspire 7739Z 1.22%
Acer Aspire 4810T 1.22%

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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