Application UniversalForwarder

A way to uninstall UniversalForwarder from your system

This page contains thorough information on how to uninstall UniversalForwarder for Windows. It is written by Splunk, Inc.. You can read more on Splunk, Inc. or check for application updates here. More information about UniversalForwarder can be seen at . UniversalForwarder is normally set up in the C:\Program Files\SplunkUniversalForwarder directory, but this location can vary a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. The full command line for uninstalling UniversalForwarder is MsiExec.exe /X{E64FC02D-734C-4CC7-9D88-5812897987A0}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. UniversalForwarder's primary file takes about 65.76 KB (67336 bytes) and is called btool.exe.

UniversalForwarder contains of the executables below. They take 122.29 MB (128234376 bytes) on disk.

  • btool.exe (65.76 KB)
  • btprobe.exe (65.76 KB)
  • classify.exe (65.76 KB)
  • openssl.exe (461.26 KB)
  • splunk-admon.exe (10.64 MB)
  • splunk-compresstool.exe (68.26 KB)
  • splunk-MonitorNoHandle.exe (10.56 MB)
  • splunk-netmon.exe (10.68 MB)
  • splunk-perfmon.exe (10.55 MB)
  • splunk-regmon.exe (10.77 MB)
  • splunk-winevtlog.exe (10.75 MB)
  • splunk-winhostinfo.exe (10.58 MB)
  • splunk-winprintmon.exe (10.62 MB)
  • splunk-wmi.exe (10.57 MB)
  • splunk.exe (378.76 KB)
  • splunkd.exe (25.33 MB)
  • srm.exe (152.26 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to UniversalForwarder version only. You can find below a few links to other UniversalForwarder versions: to view all...

A way to remove UniversalForwarder with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

UniversalForwarder is a program marketed by the software company Splunk, Inc.. Sometimes, people try to uninstall this program. This can be efortful because performing this manually takes some know-how regarding PCs. One of the best EASY way to uninstall UniversalForwarder is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to optimize your system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install 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 tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find UniversalForwarder or simply click the Search field and type in "UniversalForwarder". If it exists on your system the UniversalForwarder app will be found automatically. Notice that after you click UniversalForwarder in the list of apps, some data about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about UniversalForwarder, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for UniversalForwarder:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{E64FC02D-734C-4CC7-9D88-5812897987A0}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove UniversalForwarder.
Uninstall UniversalForwarder

8. After removing UniversalForwarder, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of UniversalForwarder which have been left behind will be found and you will be able 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 computer.

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


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall UniversalForwarder by Splunk, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that UniversalForwarder by Splunk, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall UniversalForwarder in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2019-05-21 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-05-21 08:04:55.043