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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #45,144
United States Rank #30,678
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VersionDistribution 13.51% 2.70% 29.73% 8.11% 8.11% 2.70% 13.51% 18.92% 2.70%

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MBT Desktop


MBT Desktop is a software program developed by MB Trading. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 primary executable is named mbtdesktop.exe. The setup package generally installs about 34 files and is usually about 14.79 MB (15,513,173 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 77% of users of MBT Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mbtrading.com/contact.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mbtrading\mbt desktop
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\MBTrading\MBT Desktop\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\MBTrading\MBT Desktop\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 14.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MBT Desktop

Program executable:mbtdesktop.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\mbtrading\mbt desktop\mbtdesktop.exe
Additional files:
  • FinancialStudiesDll.dll - Financial Algorithms DLL
  • MbtNavFrame.ocx
  • MbtOptStrat.ocx
  • MbtInject2.dll
  • MbtOptGrid.ocx - MbtOptGrid ActiveX Control module
  • MbtCommon.dll
  • MbtInject.dll
  • MbtOrders.dll
  • MbtGrids.ocx
  • MbtQuote.dll
  • MbtHist.dll
  • MbtTBar.ocx - MbtTBar ActiveX Control module
  • MbtCom.dll
  • MbtDOM.ocx
  • MbtNav.exe
  • MbtSCX.ocx
  • MbtOE.ocx
  • MbtQQ.ocx
  • checknet.exe - Desktop
  • RestApi.dll - RestApi
  • mbdll.dll - mbdll
  • mbtipc.dll (by MBT Technologies) - MBTIPC
  • mbmsg.exe (by MBT Technologies) - MBMsg
  • QuickRest.dll - QuickREST

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{F71A9918-1861-4EFE-AE94-530BDDE46DD4}' (runs on registration).
  • MbtDesktop.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DAE67A52-D6C5-45FA-9592-A3BAD59479F8}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove MBT Desktop?

You can uninstall MBT Desktop 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 MBT Desktop, 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 MBT Desktop.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.46%
Windows 10 27.03%
Windows XP 10.81%
Windows Vista 2.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.14%
Windows 7 Professional 13.51%
Windows 10 Pro 10.81%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.11%
Windows 8.1 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.79%
  Israel 7.14%
  Canada 5.36%
  Australia 3.57%
  UA 1.79%
  Germany 1.79%
  Ireland 1.79%
  United Kingdom 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.71%
Dell 19.35%
ASUS 9.68%
Lenovo 9.68%
Sahara 3.23%
American Megatrends 3.23%
Intel 3.23%
MSI 3.23%
Acer 3.23%
Toshiba 3.23%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.45%
LENOVO 0301JDU 3.23%
Hewlett-Packard s5-1070t 3.23%
Gigabyte HA65M-D2H-B3 3.23%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 3.23%
ASUSTeK X550CA 3.23%


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