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How do I automatically restart MetaTrader apps after the VPS restart?

Windows has a native feature to automatically restart all the open apps the next time you turn on or restart your computer or VPS.


For Virtual Private Server (VPS)

Method 1:

Windows supports this natively through Scheduled Tasks. Setting up one for Power On is done via the command line using something along the lines of:

schtasks.exe /create /tn "Task Name" /ru SYSTEM /Sc ONSTART /tr



Method 2:

Step 1. Open the Windows Startup Folder.

Step 2. Locate the terminal.exe file of MetaTrader 4 or MetaTrader 5.

Step 3. Create a shortcut of MetaTrader 4 terminal .exe file in the startup folder.

Video guide:


Step 1

Windows Startup Folder is a hidden system folder. There are two ways you can open this folder

  1. Through file explorer from the taskbar and go to this path: %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
  2. The second one is you can open it using the shell command (shell:startup). You can execute the shell command from the ‘'Run’' dialog box.


Step 2:

Locate the terminal.exe file

Generally, the .exe file of MetaTrader 4 is located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Pepperstone MetaTrader 4


Step 3.

Copy the terminal.exe file and past it into the Startup folder as a shortcut



For Personal computers Windows 10 and 11

Search for Settings or Manage Your Account > Sign-in options > Restart apps, turn it on