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Should I remove MetaTrader - ActivTrades?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #22,048
United States Rank #33,566
Reach 0.0090%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.39 days
453.99 days >
Average installed length: 238.54 days


6.00 7.30%
4.00 92.70%

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MetaTrader - ActivTrades


MetaTrader - ActivTrades is a software program developed by MetaQuotes Software. The most common release is 4.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 24 files and is usually about 15.26 MB (16,002,564 bytes). The installed file liveupdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 32% of users of MetaTrader - ActivTrades come from Italy, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.metaquotes.net
Installation folder: C:\Metatrader\1 - Concursos\ActivTrades
Uninstaller: C:\Metatrader\1 - Concursos\ActivTrades\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 15.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MetaTrader - ActivTrades

  • metalang.exe - MetaQuotes Language 4 Compiler (MQL4) (MetaQuotes Language Compiler)
  • metaeditor.exe - MetaQuotes Language Editor (MetaEditor)
  • liveupdate.exe - MetaQuotes LiveUpdate
  • terminal.exe - MetaTrader
  • Uninstall.exe - Setup
  • AutochartistPlugin_AutoUpdaterActivTrades.exe (by Pantaray Research) - QSetup Installation Suite
  • mql.dll - MQL4/MQL5 Compiler
  • mql.exe - MQL4/MQL5 Compiler Launcher

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • terminal.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BDDFE059-3750-4B74-B393-C9B9ED280CAB}' (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 mt4d01.fxcorporate.com ( port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:83.09 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007158119%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00029239%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00042343%
0.015104% average

How do I remove MetaTrader - ActivTrades?

You can uninstall MetaTrader - ActivTrades 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 - ActivTrades, 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 - ActivTrades.

Win 10 44%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
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 48.31%
Windows 10 44.38%
Windows XP 3.93%
Windows Vista 3.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 22.60%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.99%
Windows 7 Professional 11.86%
Windows 10 Pro 7.91%
Windows 8.1 7.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.09% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 32.09%
  United States 18.18%
  Germany 14.44%
  France 7.49%
  Brazil 3.74%
  Spain 3.74%
  BG 1.60%
  Switzerland 1.60%
  United Arab Emirates 1.07%
  Belgium 1.07%
  Canada 1.07%
  Colombia 1.07%
  Netherlands 1.07%
  Russia 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.10%
Hewlett-Packard 20.56%
ASUS 18.69%
Dell 8.41%
Medion 6.54%
Samsung 5.61%
Lenovo 4.67%
MSI 1.87%
Toshiba 1.87%
Gateway 0.93%
Common models
ASUSTeK K52F 2.80%
Acer Aspire X3995 1.87%
ASUS All Series 1.87%
ASUSTeK K55VD 1.87%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.87%

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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