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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.61 days
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Average installed length: 288.44 days


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What is GKFX FX - CFDs?  (from MetaQuotes Software)

Global Kapital Internet Hizmetleri Ltd. is an online Forex trading company that offers advanced online FX, CFDs and Commodities brokerage platforms and services to investors globally. We provide access to a wide range of markets worldwide on state of the art trading platforms; therefore offer innovative, intelligent in...  Read more


GKFX FX - CFDs 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 33.62 MB (35,251,126 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 35% of users of GKFX FX - CFDs come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in Spain and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.metaquotes.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GKFX FX - CFDs
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\GKFX FX - CFDs\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 33.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GKFX FX - CFDs

  • 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

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • terminal.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{02683092-4B77-4B3D-A5FC-2B62A48C6ACF}' (runs on registration).
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E4BCF817-A7C0-461C-AAC2-C1C76D23CCC2}' (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 (port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:99.28 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002411137%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001513%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00022598%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:4.91 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.8 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove GKFX FX - CFDs?

You can uninstall GKFX FX - CFDs 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 GKFX FX - CFDs, 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 GKFX FX - CFDs.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
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 74.63%
Windows 10 16.42%
Windows Vista 7.46%
Windows XP 1.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.91%
Windows 7 Professional 13.43%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.48%
Windows Vista Business 4.48%
Windows 10 Home 2.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.78% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 34.78%
  Spain 14.49%
  Germany 10.14%
  United States 7.25%
  Australia 4.35%
  Turkey 4.35%
  South Africa 4.35%
  France 2.90%
  Netherlands 2.90%
  Austria 1.45%
  Brazil 1.45%
  CY 1.45%
  DZ 1.45%
  Italy 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 31.91%
Hewlett-Packard 27.66%
Dell 12.77%
Lenovo 4.26%
Samsung 4.26%
ASUS 4.26%
Medion 2.13%
Intel 2.13%
American Megatrends 2.13%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5732Z 3.57%
LENOVO 78593AM 3.57%
HP Pro 3405 Series 3.57%
Acer Aspire V3-771 3.57%

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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