84,384,200 programs installed

Should I remove MetaTrader - Pepperstone?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #27,324
United States Rank #36,539
Reach 0.0059%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.73 days
759.14 days >
Average installed length: 398.87 days


6.00 0.87%
4.00 99.13%

Other programs by MetaQuotes Software

MetaTrader - Pepperstone

Remove MetaTrader - Pepperstone
Powered by Reason Antivirus


MetaTrader - Pepperstone 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 30 files and is usually about 16.77 MB (17,588,297 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 - Pepperstone come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Thailand.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.metaquotes.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MetaTrader - Pepperstone
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MetaTrader - Pepperstone\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 16.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MetaTrader - Pepperstone

  • 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 '{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 - Pepperstone?

Quickly and completely remove MetaTrader - Pepperstone from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MetaTrader - Pepperstone 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program MetaTrader - Pepperstone, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 - Pepperstone.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
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 60.00%
Windows 10 29.57%
Windows Vista 6.09%
Windows XP 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.19%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.91%
Windows 10 Home 10.53%
Windows 10 Pro 6.14%
Windows 8.1 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.39%
  Australia 12.10%
  Thailand 5.65%
  United Kingdom 4.84%
  South Africa 4.84%
  Germany 4.03%
  France 4.03%
  Italy 4.03%
  Malaysia 4.03%
  Canada 3.23%
  Belgium 2.42%
  Japan 2.42%
  Spain 1.61%
  Hungary 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.21%
Dell 21.05%
ASUS 14.47%
Acer 13.16%
Toshiba 9.21%
Lenovo 2.63%
Compaq 1.32%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.88%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.94%
TOSHIBA Satellite P500 1.94%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.94%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 1.94%
TOSHIBA Satellite T230 0.97%

About (from MetaQuotes Software Corp.)

MetaQuotes Software Corp. is a B2B software development company established in 2000.
Publisher URL: www.metaquotes.net


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.