Installation Setup Guide

Install The Imperium Windows Forex Keyboard

Installing Forex Keyboard Key Listening EA into MT4


Imperium Forex Keyboard comes in two parts:

Part 1) The Virtual Forex Keyboard Windows Application

Part 2) The Forex Keyboard Key Listening Expert Advisor

Both of these need to be on your PC for the keyboard to function.

Step 1 – Register
  1. To register please click this link.
  2. You must use an active email address as the download link will be sent to your email.

Step 2 – Get the installation files

After registration, you will be sent a link from where you can download the Installation file.
  1. Download the file to your desktop or other location where you can find it.
  2. Unzip the file using Winzip, WinRar or 7zip.

Step 3 – Install the Imperium Forex Keyboard

After unzipping the file you will see two folders:

      Windows Keyboard
      MT4 Key Listening EA
  1. Double click and go into the ‘Windows Keyboard’ folder
  2. Double click on ‘Setup.exe’
      If you get this windows prompt

windows prompt

Click on “More info”

And then click ‘Run Anyway’

windows prompt

This is a Windows SmartScreen Alert which means the App is not from the Microsoft Windows App Store and download from the Internet (Microsoft want all apps in their appstore so this come up for apps outside the Appstore)
  1. If your computer does not have Microsoft .net Framework the installation will request it and download it from Microsoft website this can take about 5 to 10 mins to install.
  2. Follow the Install setup steps and you will have an Icon on your desktop called ‘Imperium Forex Keyboard’

    windows icon

Step 4 – Copy across the Key Listening Expert Advisor files to MT4
  1. In the Unzipped folder open the folder called ‘Key Listening EA’
  2. In this folder, you will find a few files
    a. Imperium Forex Keyboard.ex4
    b. KeyBoardEventEA_V01.dll
    c. Setting.bmp
    d. WinUser32.mqh

    These files need to copied into the MT4 Data folders manually,

    1. On MetaTrader Click File > Open Data Folder

      These 4 Files need to copied across into MT4 Folders into these folders.

      Copy ‘Imperium Forex Keyboard.ex4’ copy into MQL4\Experts
      Copy ‘KeyBoardEventEA_V01.dll’ copy into MQL4\Libraries
      Copy ‘Setting.bmp’ copy into MQL4\Images
      Copy WinUser32.mqh copy into MQL4\Includes

      Once all files are copied close and restart your MT4 for files to load.

Step 5 – Attaching Keyboard Listening EA to the Chart
  1. Click on Tools > Options > Expert Advisors Tab
  2. Check all boxes
  3. Add a URL ‘Http://data.forexkeyboard.com’
  4. Locate the File ‘Imperium Keyboard’ in the Experts section of the ‘Navigator’ window
  5. Click and Drag this to a Chart
  6. Check ‘Allow Live Trading’ in the ‘Common’ Tab
  7. Enter in your Username and Password you registered with online
  8. Press the ‘Auto Trading’ button on the Virtual keyboard to allow open and closing of trades.
  9. Finished.

    Notice: The EA will Remember all Settings so you only do this one time.

    If you do not check Allow Live Trading, you will not be able to open and close order but all other functions will work.

    For a more detailed guide with screenshots on how to setup the keyboard and select the correct settings please follow this link