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How to uninstall Splunk from your system

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall Splunk for Windows. It is written by Splunk, Inc.. You can find out more on Splunk, Inc. or check for application updates here. Please open if you want to read more on Splunk on Splunk, Inc.'s page. The application is often installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Splunk folder. Keep in mind that this path can vary depending on the user's preference. You can uninstall Splunk by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /I{1DD0C636-0DB3-4EA7-BCB4-C44C9322005A}. Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file occupies 305.76 KB (313096 bytes) on disk and is named splunk.exe.

Splunk contains of the executables below. They occupy 104.66 MB (109743640 bytes) on disk.

  • bloom.exe (53.26 KB)
  • btool.exe (53.26 KB)
  • btprobe.exe (53.26 KB)
  • classify.exe (53.26 KB)
  • exporttool.exe (53.26 KB)
  • importtool.exe (53.26 KB)
  • jsmin.exe (18.76 KB)
  • locktest.exe (137.76 KB)
  • locktool.exe (1.21 MB)
  • node.exe (4.34 MB)
  • openssl.exe (410.76 KB)
  • parsetest.exe (53.26 KB)
  • pcregextest.exe (1.08 MB)
  • python.exe (32.76 KB)
  • recover-metadata.exe (53.26 KB)
  • searchtest.exe (53.26 KB)
  • signtool.exe (53.26 KB)
  • splunk-admon.exe (8.51 MB)
  • splunk-compresstool.exe (60.76 KB)
  • splunk-MonitorNoHandle.exe (8.44 MB)
  • splunk-netmon.exe (8.54 MB)
  • splunk-optimize-lex.exe (151.76 KB)
  • splunk-optimize.exe (153.26 KB)
  • splunk-perfmon.exe (8.43 MB)
  • splunk-regmon.exe (8.61 MB)
  • splunk-winevtlog.exe (8.58 MB)
  • splunk-winhostinfo.exe (8.46 MB)
  • splunk-winprintmon.exe (8.49 MB)
  • splunk-wmi.exe (8.45 MB)
  • splunk.exe (305.76 KB)
  • splunkd.exe (19.35 MB)
  • splunkweb.exe (19.26 KB)
  • tsidxprobe.exe (142.26 KB)
  • tsidxprobe_plo.exe (140.76 KB)
  • walklex.exe (136.26 KB)
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The current page applies to Splunk version alone. You can find below info on other application versions of Splunk:

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How to erase Splunk from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Splunk is an application marketed by Splunk, Inc.. Some people decide to remove it. This is hard because removing this by hand requires some skill regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE solution to remove Splunk is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Splunk or simply click the Search field and type in "Splunk". If it is installed on your PC the Splunk app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Splunk in the list , the following data regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Splunk, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Splunk:

  • The publisher is: http://www.splunk.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{1DD0C636-0DB3-4EA7-BCB4-C44C9322005A}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Splunk.
Uninstall Splunk

8. After uninstalling Splunk, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Splunk which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Splunk using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Splunk by Splunk, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that Splunk by Splunk, Inc. is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove Splunk in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-10-10 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-10-10 08:37:13.130