How to Remove “MetaEditor.exe”

What is metaeditor.exe?

metaeditor.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as MetaEditor. It is associated with MetaQuotes Language 5 Editor developed by MetaQuotes Software Corporation. It is located in c:\program files (x86)\metatrader 4 at forex.com\ by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as metaeditor.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with metaeditor.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with metaeditor.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • metaeditor.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible metaeditor.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside c:\program files (x86)\metatrader 4 at forex.com\  perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove metaeditor.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Antivirus

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove metaeditor.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 23 October 2011 at 10:09 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 MetaQuotes Software Corp. Executable bfdd8e4fa4971b98
2ed900017f8eec84
b8a3343c
6a85affd91eca584
5d51895527f09cca
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 5.0.0.1035 5.0.0.1035 Romania N/A
2 N/A Executable 45ae512d8198b6db
58c51e8f87fa2d13
13f7b93f
636046b4e24e043d
4eacd0c4724b32f4
Virus.Win32.
Neshta.a1
No N/A N/A 31.40.31.231/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 33d666496a11bd58
5b195b5d88a0c7fa
aac852b3
54a8cee8ca58c400
74e9205b75ef8da6
Virus.Win32.
Neshta.a1
No N/A N/A 31.40.31.231/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable a3ac37d0a50d55c8
8bdc600ef0694ec9
fc5b0851
6c079852035fb7bb
20d24d26a179f0ae
Virus.Win32.
Neshta.a1
No N/A N/A 31.40.31.231/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2011 at 6:01 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 MetaQuotes Software Corp. Executable c9fca5b234618d6a
3707e06dae436748
5c8e1fa7
b449c0f1400599c5
da0ab99cd088cd74
No 3, 1, 0, 0 3, 1, 0, 0 Internal Submission
2 MetaQuotes Software Corp. Executable 6ecfb827364e32cc
4020315064743775
233f71dc
7c02767c6f8f0c88
2c411c035334a672
Yes 5.0.0.1241 5.0.0.1241 10.224.1.53/32
3 MetaQuotes Software Corp. Executable a4dfbe9b14b85522
06b46c24691c8209
61e433ab
1713f321888f8635
18aebe1730fc2921
Yes 4.0.0.409 4.0.0.409 Russian Federation
4 MetaQuotes Software Corp. Executable b36aca37b075c755
85a17fc30325191b
39c86406
44dbcc6ac3126fcc
3742ac3b3ef9c017
Yes 5.0.0.965 5.0.0.965 Iran, Islamic Republic of
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