Application UniversalForwarder

A guide to uninstall UniversalForwarder from your system

This web page contains thorough information on how to remove UniversalForwarder for Windows. It is made by Splunk, Inc.. More information about Splunk, Inc. can be found here. UniversalForwarder is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files\SplunkUniversalForwarder directory, but this location may differ a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the application. The full command line for uninstalling UniversalForwarder is MsiExec.exe /X{E7990D9D-A04E-45E2-A54F-A16A405E977C}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file occupies 72.69 KB (74432 bytes) on disk and is labeled btool.exe.

The executable files below are part of UniversalForwarder. They occupy an average of 143.66 MB (150638976 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 (11.29 MB)
  • splunk-compresstool.exe (73.19 KB)
  • splunk-MonitorNoHandle.exe (11.22 MB)
  • splunk-netmon.exe (11.33 MB)
  • splunk-perfmon.exe (11.21 MB)
  • splunk-powershell.exe (11.32 MB)
  • splunk-regmon.exe (11.37 MB)
  • splunk-winevtlog.exe (11.42 MB)
  • splunk-winhostinfo.exe (11.24 MB)
  • splunk-winprintmon.exe (11.28 MB)
  • splunk-wmi.exe (11.23 MB)
  • splunk.exe (456.69 KB)
  • splunkd.exe (29.37 MB)
  • srm.exe (177.69 KB) to view all...

This info is about UniversalForwarder version only. You can find here a few links to other UniversalForwarder releases: to view all...

How to delete UniversalForwarder from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

UniversalForwarder is a program marketed by Splunk, Inc.. Sometimes, computer users decide to erase this application. This is difficult because removing this manually takes some know-how regarding PCs. The best EASY solution to erase UniversalForwarder is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to optimize your Windows system.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful 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 programs installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate 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 application will be found automatically. Notice that when you click UniversalForwarder in the list of programs, some information regarding the application is shown to you:

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

8. After removing UniversalForwarder, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong UniversalForwarder that 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 entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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


This page 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. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall UniversalForwarder in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2017-05-05 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-05-05 09:33:06.400