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Should I remove MetaTrader - FXOpen?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,914
Reach 0.0042%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 109.94 days
493.29 days >
Average installed length: 259.19 days


6.00 3.66%
4.00 96.34%

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MetaTrader - FXOpen


MetaTrader - 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 10 files and is usually about 14.71 MB (15,425,100 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 18% of users of MetaTrader - FXOpen come from the United States, it is also popular in Indonesia and Malaysia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.metaquotes.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MetaTrader - FXOpen
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MetaTrader - FXOpen\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 14.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MetaTrader - 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 '{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'.

How do I remove MetaTrader - FXOpen?

You can uninstall MetaTrader - 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 - 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 - FXOpen.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.76%
Windows 10 25.61%
Windows XP 9.76%
Windows Vista 4.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.16%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.88%
Windows 7 Professional 6.17%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 18.18%
  Indonesia 10.23%
  Malaysia 10.23%
  Germany 6.82%
  United Kingdom 4.55%
  Italy 4.55%
  Thailand 4.55%
  United Arab Emirates 3.41%
  BY 3.41%
  Singapore 3.41%
  BD 2.27%
  Brazil 2.27%
  India 2.27%
  Turkey 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 18.33%
ASUS 16.67%
Dell 13.33%
Lenovo 13.33%
MSI 3.33%
Compaq 1.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.29%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 4.29%
Acer Aspire ES1-512 2.86%
ASUSTeK X55C 2.86%
TOSHIBA Satellite U840 1.43%

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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