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 Free 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.

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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 ec723e75f582533a
5f6b88948ccb9934
d602046e
589817ee5622e9be
5b5571c6c8db92bc
Virus.Win32.
Neshta.a1
No N/A N/A 31.40.31.231/32 N/A
3 MetaQuotes Software Corp. Executable 126b4061053493af
efc26de088f186ab
37e61900
6391323004ed5d22
0bc0f7a80d125d7c
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 4.0.0.406 4.0.0.406 Russian Federation N/A
4 MetaQuotes Software Corp. Executable 409ec42dca6cf07d
83c424202ede966e
cbc15dfe
6b4d2d36f7a2d615
abc989bde5b3c3e6
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4.0.0.402 4.0.0.402 Malaysia 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 243fcc4543a7e914
2b58d4a600f9273c
6849316d
9fb0985c2a1a1500
6b81bbb068b7ede8
Yes 4.0.0.418 4.0.0.418 Russian Federation
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 ca226964bd57295b
16c05ee5e0669313
c5c8b49d
dba09f3f03008016
380fd55f0c563da6
Yes 4.0.0.409 4.0.0.409 Czech Republic
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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