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Average installed length: 314.13 days


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MetaTrader - Alpari UK

What is MetaTrader - Alpari UK?  (from MetaQuotes Software)

MT4 is a popular, advanced and easily accessible trading platform. As one of the largest MT4 brokers in the world, Alpari UK has the scope to provide you with a unique trading experience. We have worked with the developers of MT4 since the beginning to provide you with a complete trading package on the platform. Divers...  Read more


MetaTrader - Alpari UK is a program developed by MetaQuotes Software. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is terminal.exe. The software installer includes 57 files and is usually about 16.28 MB (17,071,348 bytes). liveupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 23% of users of MetaTrader - Alpari UK come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.alpari.com/trading-platforms/metatrader-4-mt4
Help link: www.metaquotes.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MetaTrader - Alpari UK
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MetaTrader - Alpari UK\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 16.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MetaTrader - Alpari UK

Program executable:terminal.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\MetaTrader - Alpari UK\terminal.exe
Additional files:
  • metalang.exe - MetaQuotes Language 4 Compiler (MQL4) (MetaQuotes Language Compiler)
  • metaeditor.exe - MetaQuotes Language 5 Editor (MetaEditor)
  • mql.exe - MQL4/MQL5 Compiler Launcher
  • mql5.exe - MQL5 Compiler Launcher
  • liveupdate.exe - MetaQuotes LiveUpdate
  • mql.dll - MQL4/MQL5 Compiler
  • mql5.dll - MQL5 Compiler
  • metatester.exe - MetaTester (MetaTrader 5 Strategy Tester Agent)
  • metatester64.exe
  • uninstall.exe - Setup

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.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • terminal.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\MetaTrader - Pepperstone\terminal.exe'.
  • metatester.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\MetaTrader 5\metatester.exe'.
Network connections
  • terminal.exe connects to ec2-46-51-199-236.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com ( port 443).
  • terminal.exe connects to hosted-by.leaseweb.com ( port 443).
  • terminal.exe connects to piripiri083.startdedicated.com ( port 443).
  • terminal.exe connects to mt4d01.fxcorporate.com ( port 443).
  • terminal.exe connects to ( port 8443).
  • terminal.exe connects to (port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:38.82 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0015088372%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00125558%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00025326%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:152,840,196
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:7.37 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:7.02 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:50.04 MB
Total CPU:0.0030404343%
Kernel CPU:0.00179211%
User CPU:0.00124832%
CPU cycles/sec:36,197,449
I/O reads/min:23.38 KB
I/O writes/min:4.98 KB

How do I remove MetaTrader - Alpari UK?

You can uninstall MetaTrader - Alpari UK 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 - Alpari UK, 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 - Alpari UK.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.03%
Windows 10 20.51%
Windows XP 6.59%
Windows Vista 5.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.15%
Windows 7 Professional 9.16%
Windows 8.1 6.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.31% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 23.31%
  United States 8.65%
  Germany 6.02%
  Spain 4.89%
  Hungary 3.38%
  Italy 3.38%
  United Arab Emirates 2.63%
  Australia 2.63%
  France 2.63%
  Singapore 2.63%
  Canada 2.26%
  Malaysia 2.26%
  Indonesia 1.88%
  India 1.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.67%
Dell 18.44%
Acer 17.88%
ASUS 11.17%
Samsung 8.38%
Toshiba 5.03%
Lenovo 4.47%
Medion 3.35%
Intel 2.23%
MSI 1.12%
Common models
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.64%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.73%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.82%
Dell Inspiron 5520 1.82%
Dell Inspiron 545 1.82%
Acer Aspire 5750 1.82%

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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