How to Auto-Start the MT5 Application on My Forex VPS?

The MetaTrader 5 (MT5) instances running on a Virtual Private Server (VPS) should be configured to start when Windows starts.

The Forex VPS might reboot sometimes, or it might be necessary to reboot it for some reason. When you reboot your computer, you can set MT5 to start automatically after a reboot which will enable the application to automatically start, so it doesn’t need to be manually opened.

Steps to auto-start the MT5 application on Forex VPS - 

1. Log in to your Windows VPS.
You can refer to our article to connect the VPS -

2. Create a shortcut for your MetaTrader applications by right-clicking on the MetaTrader application.



3. Copy the created shortcut of the Meta Trading application.

4. Use the shortcut Windows + R to open the Run command/ dialog box.

5. Enter shell:common startup in the text box and click on OK.
This will redirect you to C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp.

6. Paste the created shortcut in the above folder as mentioned in the image shown below –

After you place your shortcut in the folder, MetaTrader will automatically run when the system is started and logged in.



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