FortiClient FortiClient

How to uninstall FortiClient from your PC

You can find below details on how to uninstall FortiClient for Windows. It is developed by Fortinet Inc. More info about Fortinet Inc can be read here. The application is often located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient folder (same installation drive as Windows). MsiExec.exe /X{863EB7F6-0FD9-4BA5-B95A-FC48218AEF5C} is the full command line if you want to remove FortiClient. The program's main executable file is labeled FortiClient.exe and occupies 4.34 MB (4550392 bytes).

FortiClient contains of the executables below. They occupy 18.98 MB (19903010 bytes) on disk.

  • av_task.exe (136.02 KB)
  • CacheCleanAP.exe (59.72 KB)
  • CacheCleanAP64.exe (61.72 KB)
  • fcappdb.exe (176.02 KB)
  • FCAuth.exe (36.02 KB)
  • FCCOMInt.exe (364.02 KB)
  • FCConfig.exe (104.10 KB)
  • FCDBLog.exe (300.02 KB)
  • FCHelper64.exe (248.02 KB)
  • FCVbltScan.exe (100.02 KB)
  • FCWsc.exe (63.74 KB)
  • FCWscD7.exe (143.45 KB)
  • fmon.exe (128.02 KB)
  • FortiClient.exe (4.34 MB)
  • FortiClient_Diagnostic_Tool.exe (64.74 KB)
  • FortiESNAC.exe (252.02 KB)
  • fortifws.exe (112.02 KB)
  • FortiProxy.exe (500.02 KB)
  • FortiScand.exe (387.74 KB)
  • FortiSSLVPNclient.exe (327.74 KB)
  • FortiSSLVPNdaemon.exe (943.74 KB)
  • FortiTray.exe (1.12 MB)
  • FortiVPNSt.exe (236.02 KB)
  • FortiWad.exe (360.10 KB)
  • FortiWadbd.exe (280.02 KB)
  • FortiWF.exe (144.02 KB)
  • FSSOMA.exe (84.09 KB)
  • ipsec.exe (368.02 KB)
  • rmon.exe (96.02 KB)
  • scheduler.exe (96.02 KB)
  • submitv.exe (192.02 KB)
  • update_task.exe (236.02 KB)
  • vcm.exe (7.01 MB)
  • vpcd.exe (68.02 KB) to view all...

This page is about FortiClient version only. You can find here a few links to 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.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall FortiClient:
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient

The files below remain on your disk by FortiClient's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • 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\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\3M1JLQZQ\FortiClient-637d2fd37e9a9c56459cc89f4b73d4cb-application[1].htm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\FortiClient.msi
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{863EB7F6-0FD9-4BA5-B95A-FC48218AEF5C}\Icon_FCTLogo

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Fortinet\FortiClient
  • 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
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\FortiClient_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\FortiClient_RASMANCS

Additional values that you should delete:
  • 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\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\FAFileMon\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FARegMon\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\fortiapd\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Fortips\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FortiRdr\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FortiWF\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mdareDriver_43\ImagePath

A way to uninstall FortiClient with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

FortiClient is a program by Fortinet Inc. Sometimes, users choose to erase this program. This is difficult because removing this manually takes some skill related to Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK solution 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 system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your PC.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

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

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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate FortiClient or simply click the Search field and type in "FortiClient". If it is installed on your PC the FortiClient application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click FortiClient in the list of programs, the following information regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding FortiClient, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove FortiClient.
Uninstall FortiClient

8. After uninstalling FortiClient, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong FortiClient that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing FortiClient with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able 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 remove FortiClient by Fortinet Inc from your PC, nor are we saying that FortiClient by Fortinet Inc is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove FortiClient in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-08-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-19 14:32:55.793