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Should I remove IBFX MT4?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,046
United States Rank #27,751
Reach 0.0034%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.32 days
452.06 days >
Average installed length: 237.53 days


4.00 100.00%

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IBFX MT4 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 26 files and is usually about 27.58 MB (28,914,880 bytes). 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 62% of users of IBFX MT4 come from the United States, it is also popular in South Africa and Malaysia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.metaquotes.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IBFX MT4
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\IBFX MT4\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 27.58 MB

Program filesFiles installed by IBFX MT4

  • metalang.exe - MetaQuotes Language 4 Compiler (MQL4) (MetaQuotes Language Compiler)
  • metaeditor.exe - MetaQuotes Language 5 Editor (MetaEditor)
  • mql.exe - MQL4/MQL5 Compiler Launcher
  • 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 '{02683092-4B77-4B3D-A5FC-2B62A48C6ACF}' (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'.

How do I remove IBFX MT4?

You can uninstall IBFX MT4 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 IBFX MT4, 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 IBFX MT4.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.75%
Windows 10 34.33%
Windows XP 7.46%
Windows Vista 7.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.79%
Windows 8.1 13.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.12%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.58%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.90%
  South Africa 8.33%
  Malaysia 3.57%
  Sweden 2.38%
  Canada 2.38%
  Italy 2.38%
  Lebanon 1.19%
  France 1.19%
  Switzerland 1.19%
  RS 1.19%
  Russia 1.19%
  Mexico 1.19%
  MN 1.19%
  Indonesia 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.03%
Dell 18.97%
Lenovo 12.07%
Acer 10.34%
ASUS 5.17%
Intel 3.45%
Toshiba 3.45%
Samsung 3.45%
Sony 1.72%
Alienware 1.72%
Common models
HP-Pavilion KJ376AA-A2L m... 3.39%
Dell XPS 8300 3.39%
Dell Vostro 230 3.39%
ASUSTeK K55VD 3.39%
TOSHIBA Satellite L675 1.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55t-B 1.69%

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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