FortiClient FortiClient

A guide to uninstall FortiClient from your system

This info is about FortiClient for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is produced by Fortinet Inc. You can read more on Fortinet Inc or check for application updates here. FortiClient is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files\Fortinet\FortiClient folder, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. FortiClient's full uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{B3C0608B-AACD-4547-8C73-199FD641EB76}. FortiClient.exe is the FortiClient's primary executable file and it occupies around 6.45 MB (6762424 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed beside FortiClient. They take about 11.48 MB (12037652 bytes) on disk.

  • CacheCleanAP.exe (75.02 KB)
  • FCAuth.exe (40.52 KB)
  • FCCOMInt.exe (79.52 KB)
  • FCConfig.exe (136.02 KB)
  • FCDBLog.exe (319.02 KB)
  • FCHelper.exe (112.52 KB)
  • FCWsc.exe (62.43 KB)
  • FCWscD7.exe (148.70 KB)
  • FortiClient.exe (6.45 MB)
  • FortiClient_Diagnostic_Tool.exe (290.43 KB)
  • FortiESNAC.exe (257.52 KB)
  • FortiScand.exe (435.43 KB)
  • FortiSSLVPNdaemon.exe (179.93 KB)
  • FortiTray.exe (1.47 MB)
  • FortiVPNSt.exe (287.02 KB)
  • FSSOMA.exe (96.52 KB)
  • ipsec.exe (404.52 KB)
  • scheduler.exe (103.52 KB)
  • submitv.exe (313.52 KB)
  • update_task.exe (269.52 KB)
  • vpcd.exe (30.52 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version of FortiClient. Click on the links below for other FortiClient versions: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling FortiClient we recommend you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

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

The files below are left behind 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\yelfalla\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_Fortinet_FortiClient_FortiClient_exe
  • C:\Users\yelfalla\AppData\Local\Temp\FortiClient.msi
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{B3C0608B-AACD-4547-8C73-199FD641EB76}\Icon_FCTLogo

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Fortinet\FortiClient
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B8060C3BDCAA7454C83791F96D14BE67
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B3C0608B-AACD-4547-8C73-199FD641EB76}
  • 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

Open regedit.exe to delete the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B8060C3BDCAA7454C83791F96D14BE67\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{B3C0608B-AACD-4547-8C73-199FD641EB76}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-1531082355-734649621-3782574898-3081507\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiClient.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-1531082355-734649621-3782574898-3081507\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiTray.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-1531082355-734649621-3782574898-3081507\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\update_task.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-1531082355-734649621-3782574898-3081507\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiClient.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-1531082355-734649621-3782574898-3081507\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\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\FortiFilter\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FortiFilter\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Fortips\Description

How to erase FortiClient from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

FortiClient is an application offered by Fortinet Inc. Frequently, users try to erase this program. Sometimes this can be difficult because performing this manually takes some advanced knowledge regarding PCs. One of the best EASY practice to erase FortiClient 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 already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate FortiClient or simply click the Search feature and type in "FortiClient". The FortiClient application will be found automatically. Notice that when you click FortiClient in the list of applications, some information about the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have about FortiClient, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove FortiClient.
Uninstall FortiClient

8. After uninstalling FortiClient, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of FortiClient which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling FortiClient with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

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


The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall FortiClient by Fortinet Inc from your PC, nor are we saying that FortiClient by Fortinet Inc is not a good application for your computer. This text only 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 discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-03-28 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-03-28 12:19:35.320