Application UniversalForwarder

How to uninstall UniversalForwarder from your system

This web page contains thorough information on how to remove UniversalForwarder for Windows. It is written by Splunk, Inc.. You can read more on Splunk, Inc. or check for application updates here. Usually the UniversalForwarder application is installed in the C:\Program Files\SplunkUniversalForwarder directory, depending on the user's option during setup. You can uninstall UniversalForwarder by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{5E5CC6A6-6A6B-4B13-BDD5-F64B3FE90634}. Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file has a size of 72.69 KB (74432 bytes) on disk and is called btool.exe.

The following executables are incorporated in UniversalForwarder. They take 143.29 MB (150253440 bytes) on disk.

  • btool.exe (72.69 KB)
  • btprobe.exe (72.69 KB)
  • classify.exe (72.69 KB)
  • openssl.exe (499.19 KB)
  • splunk-admon.exe (11.26 MB)
  • splunk-compresstool.exe (73.19 KB)
  • splunk-MonitorNoHandle.exe (11.20 MB)
  • splunk-netmon.exe (11.30 MB)
  • splunk-perfmon.exe (11.18 MB)
  • splunk-powershell.exe (11.29 MB)
  • splunk-regmon.exe (11.35 MB)
  • splunk-winevtlog.exe (11.39 MB)
  • splunk-winhostinfo.exe (11.21 MB)
  • splunk-winprintmon.exe (11.25 MB)
  • splunk-wmi.exe (11.20 MB)
  • splunk.exe (456.69 KB)
  • splunkd.exe (29.26 MB)
  • srm.exe (177.69 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to UniversalForwarder version alone. For more UniversalForwarder versions please click below: to view all...

A way to uninstall UniversalForwarder from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

UniversalForwarder is an application released by Splunk, Inc.. Some computer users choose to uninstall this program. This is efortful because removing this by hand requires some experience regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE manner to uninstall 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 on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to clean your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find UniversalForwarder or simply activate the Search field and type in "UniversalForwarder". If it is installed on your PC the UniversalForwarder app will be found very quickly. When you click UniversalForwarder in the list , the following information about the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about UniversalForwarder, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove UniversalForwarder.
Uninstall UniversalForwarder

8. After removing UniversalForwarder, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of UniversalForwarder that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling UniversalForwarder with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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


The text above is not a recommendation to remove UniversalForwarder by Splunk, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that UniversalForwarder by Splunk, Inc. is not a good application. This text only contains detailed instructions 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 discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-11-15 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-11-15 16:29:13.423