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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.64 days
431.82 days >
Average installed length: 226.89 days


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FXPRIMUS - MetaTrader 4 Platform

What is FXPRIMUS - MetaTrader 4 Platform?  (from MetaQuotes Software)

The Metatrader 4 trading platform provides technical analysis, charting and Expert Advisors to help clients develop their own trading strategies. The MetaTrader 4 terminal is a perfectly equipped traders workplace that allows clients to trade in the financial markets (Forex, CFDs and Futures). It provides the necessary...  Read more


FXPRIMUS - MetaTrader 4 Platform 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 16 files and is usually about 15.31 MB (16,058,673 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 10. While about 23% of users of FXPRIMUS - MetaTrader 4 Platform come from the United States, it is also popular in Malaysia and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.metaquotes.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FXPRIMUS - MetaTrader 4 Platform
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FXPRIMUS - MetaTrader 4 Platform\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 15.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FXPRIMUS - MetaTrader 4 Platform

  • 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 ( 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 (port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:138.66 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0006662415%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00026107%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00040517%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:37,019,026
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:253.56 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:191.55 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove FXPRIMUS - MetaTrader 4 Platform?

You can uninstall FXPRIMUS - MetaTrader 4 Platform 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 FXPRIMUS - MetaTrader 4 Platform, 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 FXPRIMUS - MetaTrader 4 Platform.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.32%
Windows 10 20.27%
Windows XP 2.70%
Windows Vista 2.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.32%
Windows 7 Professional 10.81%
Windows 8.1 8.11%
Windows 10 Home 5.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.26%
  Malaysia 22.09%
  Singapore 8.14%
  South Africa 5.81%
  Australia 4.65%
  United Kingdom 4.65%
  Indonesia 3.49%
  Peru 3.49%
  Canada 2.33%
  Switzerland 2.33%
  Germany 2.33%
  Netherlands 2.33%
  Philippines 2.33%
  Thailand 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 29.51%
Hewlett-Packard 18.03%
Dell 11.48%
ASUS 11.48%
Lenovo 11.48%
Intel 4.92%
Toshiba 3.28%
Medion 1.64%
Apple 1.64%
American Megatrends 1.64%
Common models
ASUS All Series 2.99%
TOSHIBA Satellite L670D 1.49%
TOSHIBA Satellite L55-C 1.49%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 1.49%
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 1.49%

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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