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How to uninstall MetaTrader 4 from your PC

This web page is about MetaTrader 4 for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is developed by MetaQuotes Software Corp.. You can read more on MetaQuotes Software Corp. or check for application updates here. Further information about MetaTrader 4 can be found at . MetaTrader 4 is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4 directory, but this location may differ a lot depending on the user's option when installing the application. The full command line for removing MetaTrader 4 is C:\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\uninstall.exe. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file has a size of 9.63 MB (10101712 bytes) on disk and is labeled terminal.exe.

The following executables are installed along with MetaTrader 4. They occupy about 18.76 MB (19673248 bytes) on disk.



  • metaeditor.exe (8.59 MB)
  • terminal.exe (9.63 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (553.44 KB)


The information on this page is only about version 4.00 of MetaTrader 4. For more MetaTrader 4 versions please click below:


If planning to uninstall MetaTrader 4 you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove MetaTrader 4:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\config\accounts.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\config\FXCM-USDDemo01.srv
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\config\metaeditor.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\config\server.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\config\terminal.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\experts\indicators\mqlcache.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\experts\logs\20130405.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\history\FXCM-USDDemo01\AUDUSD43200.hst
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\history\FXCM-USDDemo01\AUDUSD60.hst
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\history\FXCM-USDDemo01\EURUSD1.hst
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\history\FXCM-USDDemo01\EURUSD10080.hst
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\history\FXCM-USDDemo01\EURUSD1440.hst
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\history\FXCM-USDDemo01\EURUSD15.hst
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\history\FXCM-USDDemo01\EURUSD240.hst
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\history\FXCM-USDDemo01\EURUSD43200.hst
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\history\FXCM-USDDemo01\EURUSD5.hst
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\history\FXCM-USDDemo01\EURUSD60.hst
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\history\FXCM-USDDemo01\GBPUSD240.hst
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\history\FXCM-USDDemo01\symbols.raw
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\history\FXCM-USDDemo01\symbols.sel
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\history\FXCM-USDDemo01\symgroups.raw
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\history\FXCM-USDDemo01\ticks.raw
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\history\FXCM-USDDemo01\USDCHF240.hst
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\history\FXCM-USDDemo01\USDJPY240.hst
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\logs\20130304.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\logs\20130305.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\logs\20130405.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\profiles\alerts.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\profiles\default\chart01.CHR
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\profiles\default\chart02.CHR
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\profiles\default\chart03.CHR
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\profiles\default\chart04.CHR
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\profiles\default\order.wnd
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\profiles\lastprofile.ini
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\tester\lastparameters.ini

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MetaQuotes Software\MetaTrader 4
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MetaTrader 4




How to uninstall MetaTrader 4 with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

MetaTrader 4 is an application offered by the software company MetaQuotes Software Corp.. Sometimes, people try to remove this application. This is hard because uninstalling this by hand requires some knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best EASY practice to remove MetaTrader 4 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows system.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate MetaTrader 4 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "MetaTrader 4". If it exists on your system the MetaTrader 4 application will be found very quickly. After you select MetaTrader 4 in the list of programs, some data about the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have about MetaTrader 4, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for MetaTrader 4:


  • The web site of the application is: http://www.metaquotes.net
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\MetaTrader 4\uninstall.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall MetaTrader 4.
Uninstall MetaTrader 4


8. After uninstalling MetaTrader 4, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong MetaTrader 4 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing MetaTrader 4 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows (6.4)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall MetaTrader 4 by MetaQuotes Software Corp. from your computer, nor are we saying that MetaTrader 4 by MetaQuotes Software Corp. is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall MetaTrader 4 supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 09:51:01.383