This is a step-by-step guide to help you with testing EAs on various price based charts using tick data. The backtests will be performed with 99% modeling quality.
You will need the following software components (links provided in the list below):
Step 1 – Downloading tick data needed to perform the backtest
There are several ways to acquire tick data for the period we wish to perform the backtest on. I use the Tick Data Downloader program, which is simple to use.