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Should I remove MetaTrader ECN - FXOpen?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,368
United States Rank #49,626
Reach 0.0033%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.14 days
358.07 days >
Average installed length: 188.14 days


6.00 10.61%
4.00 89.39%

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MetaTrader ECN - FXOpen


MetaTrader ECN - FXOpen is a program developed by MetaQuotes Software. The most used version is 4.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 26.63 MB (27,925,415 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 31% of users of MetaTrader ECN - FXOpen come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.metaquotes.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MetaTrader ECN - FXOpen
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MetaTrader ECN - FXOpen\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 26.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MetaTrader ECN - FXOpen

  • metalang.exe - MetaQuotes Language 4 Compiler (MQL4) (MetaQuotes Language Compiler)
  • metaeditor.exe - MetaQuotes Language 5 Editor (MetaEditor)
  • mql.exe - MQL4/MQL5 Compiler Launcher
  • liveupdate.exe - MetaQuotes LiveUpdate
  • 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 '{FB5C769D-F5B1-42A0-8E51-BEB19A45224E}' (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 MetaTrader ECN - FXOpen?

You can uninstall MetaTrader ECN - FXOpen 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 ECN - FXOpen, 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 ECN - FXOpen.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.52%
Windows 10 37.88%
Windows XP 7.58%
Windows Vista 3.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.64%
Windows 10 Home 12.12%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.09%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.25%
  United Kingdom 6.25%
  India 6.25%
  Saudi Arabia 3.75%
  Singapore 3.75%
  Egypt 2.50%
  Spain 2.50%
  Greece 2.50%
  Indonesia 2.50%
  Italy 2.50%
  Malaysia 2.50%
  Netherlands 2.50%
  Russia 2.50%
  Thailand 2.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.05%
Dell 19.30%
ASUS 14.04%
Acer 12.28%
Toshiba 10.53%
Lenovo 5.26%
Samsung 3.51%
American Megatrends 3.51%
Sony 1.75%
Sahara 1.75%
MSI 1.75%
Common models
ASUSTeK X55C 4.00%
Dell Inspiron 2350 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L855D 2.00%

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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