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Should I remove MetaTrader - EXNESS?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,421
United States Rank #47,180
Reach 0.0087%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.67 days
167.12 days >
Average installed length: 87.81 days


6.00 6.40%
4.00 93.60%

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MetaTrader - EXNESS

What is MetaTrader - EXNESS?  (from MetaQuotes Software)

MetaTrader 4 is a popular trading platform designed to work with such financial instruments as currency pairs, CFD, and futures. Developed by MetaQuotes Software Corp., one of the leading software companies, MT4 combines convenience and functionality of high quality software. In terminal, you can set most of the tradin...  Read more


MetaTrader - EXNESS 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 40.61 MB (42,582,376 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 20% of users of MetaTrader - EXNESS come from Thailand, it is also popular in the United States and Pakistan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.exness.com/metatrader_4
Help link: www.metaquotes.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MetaTrader - EXNESS
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MetaTrader - EXNESS\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 40.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MetaTrader - EXNESS

  • 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
  • metaviewer.dll - MetaViewer
  • metaviewer64.dll
  • terminal.exe - MetaTrader
  • uninstall.exe - Setup

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • terminal.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DC979DED-4114-4F75-81D7-016F74C3EC23}' (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 - EXNESS?

You can uninstall MetaTrader - EXNESS 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 - EXNESS, 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 - EXNESS.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.19%
Windows 10 27.33%
Windows XP 2.33%
Windows Vista 1.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 36.05%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.21%
Windows 7 Professional 11.63%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.23%
Windows 10 Pro 4.07%
Windows 8 Pro 3.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.36% of installs come from Thailand
Which countries install it?
  Thailand 20.36%
  United States 9.58%
  Pakistan 6.59%
  India 5.39%
  BD 4.79%
  Indonesia 4.19%
  Malaysia 4.19%
  Iran 2.99%
  United Arab Emirates 2.40%
  Germany 2.40%
  Egypt 2.40%
  France 2.40%
  Italy 2.40%
  Singapore 2.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.92%
Acer 23.08%
Hewlett-Packard 19.23%
ASUS 12.31%
Lenovo 4.62%
Toshiba 3.85%
Samsung 3.08%
Alienware 0.77%
American Megatrends 0.77%
Common models
HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15 ... 2.78%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.78%
ASUSTeK X55C 1.85%
Dell Inspiron N4010 1.85%
Dell Vostro 1015 1.85%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.85%

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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