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How to uninstall FortiClient from your PC

You can find below details on how to uninstall FortiClient for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Fortinet Inc. More information on Fortinet Inc can be seen here. FortiClient is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient directory, however this location can vary a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the application. The full uninstall command line for FortiClient is MsiExec.exe /X{B611B858-9363-42FC-AE47-3430D54CCE1B}. The application's main executable file is labeled FortiClient.exe and occupies 7.06 MB (7404984 bytes).

FortiClient contains of the executables below. They occupy 13.31 MB (13954520 bytes) on disk.

  • CacheCleanAP.exe (75.02 KB)
  • CacheCleanAP64.exe (88.52 KB)
  • certutil.exe (118.91 KB)
  • EPCUserAvatar.exe (9.00 KB)
  • FCAuth.exe (41.02 KB)
  • FCCOMInt.exe (79.52 KB)
  • FCConfig.exe (140.02 KB)
  • FCDBLog.exe (292.02 KB)
  • FCHelper64.exe (244.02 KB)
  • FCWsc.exe (62.43 KB)
  • FCWscD7.exe (148.70 KB)
  • FortiClient.exe (7.06 MB)
  • FortiClient_Diagnostic_Tool.exe (646.93 KB)
  • FortiESNAC.exe (438.02 KB)
  • fortifws.exe (225.02 KB)
  • FortiScand.exe (437.93 KB)
  • FortiSSLVPNdaemon.exe (190.93 KB)
  • FortiTray.exe (1.58 MB)
  • FortiVPNSt.exe (288.52 KB)
  • FSSOMA.exe (96.52 KB)
  • ipsec.exe (428.02 KB)
  • scheduler.exe (107.52 KB)
  • submitv.exe (314.52 KB)
  • update_task.exe (276.02 KB)
  • vpcd.exe (30.52 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to FortiClient version only. You can find below info on other releases of FortiClient: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling FortiClient we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient

The files below remain on your disk when you remove FortiClient:
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiDrv\
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiDrv\fortidrv.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiDrv\fortidrv.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiDrv_m\
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiDrv_m\fortidrv.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiDrv_m\fortidrv_m.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiFilter\
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiFilter\FortiFilter.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiFilter\FortiFilter.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient\ftvnic\ft_vnic.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient\ftvnic\
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient\ftvnic\ftvnic.sys
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_Fortinet_FortiClient_FortiClient_Diagnostic_Tool_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_Fortinet_FortiClient_FortiClient_exe
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{B611B858-9363-42FC-AE47-3430D54CCE1B}\Icon_FCTLogo

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Fortinet\FortiClient
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\858B116B3639CF24EA7443035DC4ECB1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B611B858-9363-42FC-AE47-3430D54CCE1B}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Fortinet\FortiClient
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\FortiClient_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\FortiClient_RASMANCS

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\858B116B3639CF24EA7443035DC4ECB1\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{B611B858-9363-42FC-AE47-3430D54CCE1B}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-4097263118-2811816239-3413285203-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiClient.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-4097263118-2811816239-3413285203-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiTray.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FA_Scheduler\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FA_Scheduler\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FA_Scheduler\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\fortiapd\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FortiFilter\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FortiFilter\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FortiFW\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Fortips\Description

How to uninstall FortiClient from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

FortiClient is a program offered by the software company Fortinet Inc. Some computer users try to remove this application. Sometimes this is efortful because uninstalling this by hand requires some experience related to Windows program uninstallation. The best EASY practice to remove FortiClient is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to clean your Windows PC.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications installed on the computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find FortiClient or simply activate the Search feature and type in "FortiClient". If it exists on your system the FortiClient app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select FortiClient in the list of apps, the following information regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding FortiClient, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall FortiClient.
Uninstall FortiClient

8. After uninstalling FortiClient, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of FortiClient which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing FortiClient with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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This page is not a recommendation to uninstall FortiClient by Fortinet Inc from your computer, nor are we saying that FortiClient by Fortinet Inc is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall FortiClient supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-30 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-30 15:24:02.323