XP was released almost 16 years ago, on 25th of October, 2001. It is
now considered to be an outdated operating system. Microsoft stopped
supporting this system 3 years ago, because potential hardware
capabilities could no longer be realized on Windows XP due to technical
Being an outdated system, Windows XP features a number of dangerous vulnerabilities, one of which was recently revealed by the WannaCry encryptor. That is why:
versions of MetaTrader 4 and MetaTrader 5 will continue to work on
these systems, but will not be able to receive updates after 01 October
2017. Also, installers will not run on these operating systems.