FortiClient FortiClient

A guide to uninstall FortiClient from your system

FortiClient is a Windows application. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Fortinet Inc. More information about Fortinet Inc can be seen here. FortiClient is typically installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient folder, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the program. The full command line for uninstalling FortiClient is MsiExec.exe /X{863EB7F6-0FD9-4BA5-B95A-FC48218AEF5C}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. FortiClient's primary file takes about 4.39 MB (4607888 bytes) and is named FortiClient.exe.

The executable files below are part of FortiClient. They take an average of 18.55 MB (19452794 bytes) on disk.

  • av_task.exe (124.02 KB)
  • CacheCleanAP.exe (59.87 KB)
  • CacheCleanAP64.exe (60.37 KB)
  • fcappdb.exe (172.02 KB)
  • FCAuth.exe (36.02 KB)
  • FCCOMInt.exe (360.02 KB)
  • FCConfig.exe (76.10 KB)
  • FCDBLog.exe (248.02 KB)
  • FCHelper64.exe (228.52 KB)
  • FCVbltScan.exe (88.02 KB)
  • FCWsc.exe (63.89 KB)
  • FCWscD7.exe (143.45 KB)
  • fmon.exe (104.02 KB)
  • FortiClient.exe (4.39 MB)
  • FortiClient_Diagnostic_Tool.exe (60.89 KB)
  • FortiESNAC.exe (200.02 KB)
  • fortifws.exe (112.02 KB)
  • FortiProxy.exe (344.02 KB)
  • FortiScand.exe (371.89 KB)
  • FortiSSLVPNclient.exe (315.89 KB)
  • FortiSSLVPNdaemon.exe (935.89 KB)
  • FortiTray.exe (1.11 MB)
  • FortiVPNSt.exe (224.02 KB)
  • FortiWad.exe (360.10 KB)
  • FortiWadbd.exe (280.02 KB)
  • FortiWF.exe (144.02 KB)
  • FSSOMA.exe (76.09 KB)
  • ipsec.exe (352.02 KB)
  • rmon.exe (96.02 KB)
  • scheduler.exe (84.02 KB)
  • submitv.exe (192.02 KB)
  • update_task.exe (204.02 KB)
  • vcm.exe (7.01 MB)
  • vpcd.exe (68.02 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version of FortiClient. For more FortiClient versions please click below: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling FortiClient we advise you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders left behind when you uninstall FortiClient:
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall FortiClient:
  • 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:\UserNames\USIG\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStore\SMOGGDY1\forticlient-ssl-vpn.updatestar[1].xml
  • C:\UserNames\USIG\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_Fortinet_FortiClient_FortiClient_exe
  • C:\UserNames\USIG\AppData\Local\Temp\{863EB7F6-0FD9-4BA5-B95A-FC48218AEF5C}\FortiClient.msi
  • C:\UserNames\USIG\AppData\Local\Temp\FortiClient.msi
  • C:\UserNames\USIG\AppData\Local\Temp\FortiClient00000.log
  • C:\UserNames\USIG\AppData\Local\Temp\FortiClient00001.log
  • C:\UserNames\USIG\AppData\Local\Temp\FortiClient00002.log
  • C:\UserNames\USIG\AppData\Local\Temp\FortiClient00003.log
  • C:\UserNames\USIG\AppData\Local\Temp\FortiClient00004.log
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{863EB7F6-0FD9-4BA5-B95A-FC48218AEF5C}\Icon_FCTLogo

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_UserName\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\
  • HKEY_CURRENT_UserName\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\LowRegistry\DOMStorage\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\6F7BE3689DF05AB49BA5CF8412A8FEC5
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{863EB7F6-0FD9-4BA5-B95A-FC48218AEF5C}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Fortinet\FortiClient

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following registry values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\UserNames\USIG\Downloads\forticlient-5-0-9-es-en-fr-win.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\UserNames\USIG\Downloads\forticlient-5-0-9-es-en-fr-win.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\6F7BE3689DF05AB49BA5CF8412A8FEC5\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{863EB7F6-0FD9-4BA5-B95A-FC48218AEF5C}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\123FAFileMon\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\123FARegMon\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserNameSettings\S-1-5-21-1335916436-1928385858-1817697573-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\UserNames\USIG\Downloads\forticlient-5-0-9-es-en-fr-win.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FortiWF\Description

How to erase FortiClient from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

FortiClient is a program by the software company Fortinet Inc. Sometimes, computer users want to erase it. This can be efortful because performing this manually takes some advanced knowledge regarding PCs. The best EASY manner 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 PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to clean your PC.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find FortiClient or simply activate the Search feature and type in "FortiClient". If it is installed on your PC the FortiClient program will be found very quickly. When you select FortiClient in the list of programs, the following data about the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about FortiClient, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall FortiClient.
Uninstall FortiClient

8. After removing FortiClient, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of FortiClient that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing FortiClient using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove FortiClient by Fortinet Inc from your computer, nor are we saying that FortiClient by Fortinet Inc is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove FortiClient in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-27 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-27 01:16:35.093