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How To Install An Expert Advisor

To install an expert advisor (EA) in MetaTrader 4, you will first need to download the EA file to your desktop once it has been sent to you.

 Once you have downloaded the EA file, open the MetaTrader 4 trading platform on your computer and follow these steps:

  1. Click on the "File" menu in the top-left corner of the MetaTrader 4 platform and select "Open Data Folder" from the drop-down menu. This will open the platform's data folder in a new window.


2. In the data folder, open the "MQL4" folder and then the "Experts" folder.


3. Copy the EA file that you downloaded earlier and paste it into the "Experts" folder.


4. Close the data folder and return to the MetaTrader 4 platform.


5. Click on the "Navigator" button in the top-right corner of the platform to open the Navigator window

6. In the Navigator window, click on the "Expert Advisors" tab and you should see the EA that you just installed in the list of available Expert Advisors.

7. Right-click on the EA and select "Attach to a Chart" from the menu. This will open the EA on a chart in the main platform window.

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