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Kiwi Syslog Server installation quits after file extraction

Updated March 11th, 2016


This article provides brief information and steps to resolve the issue when after starting the Kiwi Syslog Server installation program, the extraction of the files start and then quits.


  • Kiwi Syslog Server version 9.x or later
  • All Windows versions


The issue is caused by a problem with the Solarwinds Licensing system.  To confirm this, download, install and run the Solarwinds License Manager from the following location and see if it reports any errors:


  1. Download and extract the Solarwinds License Reset tool from the following location:
  2. Right-click the extracted executable and click Run as Administrator.
  3. Enter the following password when prompted: burn/purify 
  4. Click Reset.
  5. Try the Kiwi Syslog Server installation program again and see if it runs successfully.



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12:58, 3 Jul 2017