Application UniversalForwarder

A guide to uninstall UniversalForwarder from your PC

UniversalForwarder is a computer program. This page is comprised of details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was developed by Splunk, Inc.. More information on Splunk, Inc. can be seen here. UniversalForwarder is normally installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\SplunkUniversalForwarder directory, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the application. The full command line for removing UniversalForwarder is MsiExec.exe /X{2D8287A2-8C7A-41C9-B084-42A3B40734A4}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for administrator rights. btool.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 73.16 KB (74920 bytes) on disk.

The following executable files are contained in UniversalForwarder. They occupy 155.71 MB (163268560 bytes) on disk.

  • btool.exe (73.16 KB)
  • btprobe.exe (73.16 KB)
  • classify.exe (73.16 KB)
  • openssl.exe (500.66 KB)
  • splunk-admon.exe (12.12 MB)
  • splunk-compresstool.exe (75.16 KB)
  • splunk-MonitorNoHandle.exe (12.05 MB)
  • splunk-netmon.exe (12.16 MB)
  • splunk-perfmon.exe (12.04 MB)
  • splunk-powershell.exe (12.15 MB)
  • splunk-regmon.exe (12.20 MB)
  • splunk-winevtlog.exe (12.28 MB)
  • splunk-winhostinfo.exe (12.07 MB)
  • splunk-winprintmon.exe (12.11 MB)
  • splunk-wmi.exe (12.06 MB)
  • splunk.exe (463.66 KB)
  • splunkd.exe (33.08 MB)
  • srm.exe (178.16 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version of UniversalForwarder. You can find below info on other versions of UniversalForwarder: to view all...

How to erase UniversalForwarder from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

UniversalForwarder is a program released by the software company Splunk, Inc.. Sometimes, users want to erase this program. This is troublesome because doing this manually requires some experience regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE action 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 Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your Windows system.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

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

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

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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate UniversalForwarder or simply click the Search field and type in "UniversalForwarder". If it is installed on your PC the UniversalForwarder app will be found very quickly. After you select UniversalForwarder in the list of applications, the following data about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have about UniversalForwarder, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove UniversalForwarder.
Uninstall UniversalForwarder

8. After uninstalling UniversalForwarder, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of UniversalForwarder that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling UniversalForwarder with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.


The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall UniversalForwarder by Splunk, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that UniversalForwarder by Splunk, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall UniversalForwarder in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-05-16 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-05-16 19:21:05.793