Installing WinCollect 10 using the GUI Quick installation

You can easily get WinCollect 10 up and running and sending events to IBM® QRadar® by selecting Quick during the installation and specifying the QRadar appliance you want to send your events to.


  1. Download the latest version of the WinCollect 10 agent.
  2. Launch a command prompt with administrative privileges.
  3. Run the following command and replace WinCollect-10.X.X-X.x64.msi with the file from step 1.
    msiexec.exe /i WinCollect-10.X.X-X.x64.msi
  4. In the Welcome to the IBM 64-bit Setup Wizard window, click Next.
  5. Accept the EULA and click Next.
  6. In the Virtual account window, select whether or not to add the virtual account to the Administrators group, then click Next.
  7. In the Installer Options window, select Quick.
    The Quick installation option configures the agent to collect Security, System, and Application events.
  8. In the Destination Input window, type in the Hostname of the QRadar appliance you want to send your WinCollect events to, and click Install.
  9. After the installation is complete, the Completing the IBM WinCollect Setup Wizard window appears. Click Finish to close the installer.