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MetaTrader 5 Strategy Tester


MetaTrader 5 Strategy Tester is a program developed by MetaQuotes Software. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 3 files and is usually about 5.53 MB (5,801,540 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 50% of users of MetaTrader 5 Strategy Tester come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Poland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.metatrader5.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MetaTrader 5 Strategy Tester\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MetaTrader 5 Strategy Tester\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 5.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MetaTrader 5 Strategy Tester

  • metatester.exe - MetaTester (MetaTrader 5 Strategy Tester Agent)
  • MetaTester64.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • MetaTester64.exe runs as a service named 'MetaTester-8' (MetaTester-8) "MetaTester Agent service on".
  • metatester.exe runs as a service named 'MetaTester-2' (MetaTester-2) "MetaTester Agent service on".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • metatester.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\MetaTrader 5\metatester.exe'.

How do I remove MetaTrader 5 Strategy Tester?

You can uninstall MetaTrader 5 Strategy Tester 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 MetaTrader 5 Strategy Tester, 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 MetaTrader 5 Strategy Tester.

Win 10 45%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 45.45%
Windows Vista 4.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.82%
Windows 10 Pro 13.64%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.64%
Windows 10 Home 4.55%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 4.55%
Windows 7 Professional 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Germany 6.25%
  Poland 6.25%
  Russia 6.25%
  AM 3.13%
  Belgium 3.13%
  Costa Rica 3.13%
  Finland 3.13%
  France 3.13%
  Hungary 3.13%
  Israel 3.13%
  Italy 3.13%
  ME 3.13%
  Panama 3.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.00%
Dell 18.75%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
Alienware 12.50%
Toshiba 6.25%
Sony 6.25%
Lenovo 6.25%
ASUS 6.25%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 5.88%
Gigabyte B85-HD3 5.88%
eMachines ET1840 5.88%
Dell Inspiron 7720 5.88%
Dell Inspiron 518 5.88%
Acer Aspire M7720 5.88%

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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