Remove & Uninstall MetaTrader 4.00 Completely from Windows

Do you have trouble in completely uninstalling MetaTrader 4.00 from your system? Are you looking for an effective solution to thoroughly get rid of it off the computer? Do not worry! You came to the right place, and you will be able to uninstall MetaTrader 4.00 without any difficulty.

MetaTrader 4.00 MetaTrader 4.00 The professional trading terminal for work on the financial markets.

Professional online trading terminal for Forex, Futures and CFD markets. It is the convenient and adjustable tool of the active trader. The different functions and options of this system, allow great flexibility in trading. The MetaQuotes Language II allowing on programming your own strategy through the Expert Advisors, enables the markets to be monitored automatically so not requiring constant supervision. The standard list of technical indicators may be expanded with the opportunity to write your own indicators as you require (Custom Indicators). Real time demos are accessible through more than 35 brokerages free of charge.

The professional trading terminal for work on the financial markets.

However, many users have difficulties and problems away from the computer. Below we have listed possible problems when uninstalling MetaTrader 4.00. If you also have this problem, you can find a useful solution for this.

It seems that there are many users who have difficulty in uninstalling software like MetaTrader 4.00 from the system. And some of them get into trouble when uninstalling the software, and some of them can uninstall the software, but to get problems after removal. Some possible problems that people run into:

  • MetaTrader 4.00 does not work as good as you thought.
  • MetaTrader 4.00 can not be uninstalled
  • MetaTrader 4.00 can not be completely uninstall and removed
  • MetaTrader 4.00 or other similar software can not be installed or updated again on the computer
  • The computer system runs much slower after MetaTrader 4.00 is uninstalled

Causes of the above problems :

  • MetaTrader 4.00 does not appear in the program list of Add/Remove Programs
  • The uninstaller of MetaTrader 4.00 can not completely remove all associated files
  • There is some software that is not compatible with MetaTrader 4.00
  • There are many remnants left in the registry and hard drive
  • The .dll, .sys or other files shared with other software are deleted

Manually Uninstall MetaTrader 4.00 with Windows Add/Remove Programs.

Windows "Add/Remove Programs" offers users a way to uninstall the program, and each Operating system has a "Add/Remove programs" function.

  • Click "Start menu" and run "Control Panel".
  • Locate MetaTrader 4.00 (or MetaQuotes Software Corp.) and click "Change/Remove" to uninstall the program.
  • Follow the uninstall wizard and uninstall the program.
Uninstall MetaTrader 4.00
Manually Uninstall MetaTrader 4.00 with Build-in Uninstaller.

Most computer programs are installed with its build-in uninstaller that can also help uninstall the program.

  • Click Start menu and move your mouse to All Programs.
  • Find Search MetaTrader 4.00 folder and click on its Uninstaller.
  • Follow its uninstaller and uninstall the program.

To run its uninstaller, you can also

  • Go to the folder where the program is installed.
  • Locate its uninstaller usually named as unins000.exe or uninstall.exe
  • Double click on its uninstaller and follow it to uninstall the program.

Please know that Windows "Add/Remove Programs" and its build-in uninstaller can remove only the main executable program files, but not all program files and components. Some invalid files can be left in the registry and folders. To completely uninstall MetaTrader 4.00, you need to get rid of these remnants, otherwise, it will slow down your computer and block the installation of other incompatible programs.

To thoroughly delete its files, please follow the steps:

  • Run Registry Editor
  • Find and delete all registry entries of the program in HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MetaQuotes Software Corp.\, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MetaQuotes Software Corp.\ and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
  • Find and delete all files of the program in system folders C:\Program Files\MetaQuotes Software Corp.\, C:\Document and Settings\All Users\Application Data\MetaQuotes Software Corp.\ and C:\Documents and Settings\%USER%\Application Data\MetaQuotes Software Corp.\.

NOTE: We recommend only for advanced computer users, manually edit the registry and remove MetaTrader because deleting any single registry error leads to a serious problem or even a system crash.