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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 44.84 days
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Average installed length: 252.92 days


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GKFX Spread Trading


GKFX Spread Trading is a software program developed by MetaQuotes Software. 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 9 files and is usually about 16.71 MB (17,521,566 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 83% of users of GKFX Spread Trading come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in the United States and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.metaquotes.net
Installation folder: C:\gkfxfor real
Uninstaller: C:\gkfxfor real\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 16.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GKFX Spread Trading

  • metalang.exe - MetaQuotes Language 4 Compiler (MQL4) (MetaQuotes Language Compiler)
  • metaeditor.exe - MetaQuotes Language Editor (MetaEditor)
  • terminal.exe - MetaTrader
  • Uninstall.exe - Setup
  • mql.dll - MQL4/MQL5 Compiler
  • mql.exe - MQL4/MQL5 Compiler Launcher
  • commlink.dll
  • SimpleFXTester.exe

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 - ActivTrades\terminal.exe'.

How do I remove GKFX Spread Trading?

You can uninstall GKFX Spread Trading 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 Spread Trading, 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 Spread Trading.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista 2%
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 68.89%
Windows Vista 15.56%
Windows 10 8.89%
Windows XP 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.67%
Windows 8.1 4.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.61% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 82.61%
  United States 8.70%
  Spain 2.17%
  France 2.17%
  JE 2.17%
  Netherlands 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.21%
Dell 17.95%
Toshiba 12.82%
Acer 10.26%
Intel 7.69%
Sony 7.69%
American Megatrends 5.13%
Samsung 2.56%
Sahara 2.56%
ASUS 2.56%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite M70 2.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.70%
Sony VGN-NR10E_S 2.70%

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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