Application UniversalForwarder

A way to uninstall UniversalForwarder from your system

You can find below detailed information on how to uninstall UniversalForwarder for Windows. The Windows release was developed by Splunk, Inc.. Further information on Splunk, Inc. can be found here. The application is often placed in the C:\Program Files\SplunkUniversalForwarder directory (same installation drive as Windows). UniversalForwarder's entire uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{AD189727-4844-43B5-9E87-93ACF18708AD}. The application's main executable file is titled btool.exe and its approximative size is 72.69 KB (74432 bytes).

The following executables are installed beside UniversalForwarder. They occupy about 147.01 MB (154147520 bytes) on disk.

  • btool.exe (72.69 KB)
  • btprobe.exe (72.69 KB)
  • classify.exe (72.69 KB)
  • openssl.exe (500.19 KB)
  • splunk-admon.exe (11.34 MB)
  • splunk-compresstool.exe (73.19 KB)
  • splunk-MonitorNoHandle.exe (11.27 MB)
  • splunk-netmon.exe (11.37 MB)
  • splunk-perfmon.exe (11.26 MB)
  • splunk-powershell.exe (11.36 MB)
  • splunk-regmon.exe (11.42 MB)
  • splunk-winevtlog.exe (11.47 MB)
  • splunk-winhostinfo.exe (11.29 MB)
  • splunk-winprintmon.exe (11.33 MB)
  • splunk-wmi.exe (11.28 MB)
  • splunk.exe (456.69 KB)
  • splunkd.exe (29.45 MB)
  • srm.exe (177.69 KB)
  • Sysmon.exe (1.81 MB)
  • Sysmon64.exe (988.66 KB) to view all...

This page is about UniversalForwarder version alone. You can find below info on other versions of UniversalForwarder: to view all...

How to uninstall UniversalForwarder from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

UniversalForwarder is an application released by Splunk, Inc.. Some computer users try to erase this application. This can be hard because uninstalling this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE solution to erase UniversalForwarder 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your system.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find UniversalForwarder or simply activate the Search field and type in "UniversalForwarder". The UniversalForwarder program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click UniversalForwarder in the list of applications, some information about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about UniversalForwarder, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall UniversalForwarder.
Uninstall UniversalForwarder

8. After removing UniversalForwarder, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of UniversalForwarder which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling UniversalForwarder using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


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

2019-08-02 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-08-02 10:26:09.670