FortiClient FortiClient

A way to uninstall FortiClient from your system

FortiClient is a Windows application. Read below about how to uninstall it from your computer. It is written by Fortinet Inc. More information on Fortinet Inc can be seen here. The application is usually located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient directory (same installation drive as Windows). You can uninstall FortiClient by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{863EB7F6-0FD9-4BA5-B95A-FC48218AEF5C}. Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. FortiClient's primary file takes around 1.61 MB (1691816 bytes) and is named FortiClient.exe.

The executable files below are installed along with FortiClient. They occupy about 15.77 MB (16532162 bytes) on disk.

  • av_task.exe (124.02 KB)
  • CacheCleanAP.exe (58.64 KB)
  • fcappdb.exe (120.02 KB)
  • FCAuth.exe (36.02 KB)
  • FCCOMInt.exe (360.02 KB)
  • FCConfig.exe (80.10 KB)
  • FCDBLog.exe (220.02 KB)
  • FCHelper64.exe (214.52 KB)
  • FCVbltScan.exe (88.02 KB)
  • FCWsc.exe (62.66 KB)
  • FCWscD7.exe (143.45 KB)
  • fmon.exe (96.02 KB)
  • FortiClient.exe (1.61 MB)
  • FortiClient_Diagnostic_Tool.exe (58.16 KB)
  • FortiESNAC.exe (268.02 KB)
  • fortifws.exe (68.02 KB)
  • FortiProxy.exe (376.02 KB)
  • FortiScand.exe (350.66 KB)
  • FortiSSLVPNclient.exe (310.66 KB)
  • FortiSSLVPNdaemon.exe (926.66 KB)
  • FortiTray.exe (1.24 MB)
  • FortiVPNSt.exe (232.02 KB)
  • FortiWad.exe (360.10 KB)
  • FortiWadbd.exe (280.02 KB)
  • FortiWF.exe (160.02 KB)
  • FSSOMA.exe (68.09 KB)
  • ipsec.exe (356.02 KB)
  • rmon.exe (96.02 KB)
  • scheduler.exe (72.02 KB)
  • submitv.exe (188.02 KB)
  • update_task.exe (208.02 KB)
  • vcm.exe (7.01 MB)
  • vpcd.exe (68.02 KB) to view all...

This info is about FortiClient version only. You can find below info on other releases of FortiClient: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling FortiClient we advise 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 (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient

Usually, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\GIYNPC63\FortiClient_v5_dashboard_selected_left_tab[1]
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\{863EB7F6-0FD9-4BA5-B95A-FC48218AEF5C}\FortiClient.msi
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\FortiClient.msi
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\FortiClient00000.log

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\

A way to delete FortiClient from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

FortiClient is a program released by Fortinet Inc. Some computer users want to erase this program. This can be easier said than done because uninstalling this manually takes some know-how regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK manner to erase FortiClient is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find FortiClient or simply activate the Search field and type in "FortiClient". If it exists on your system the FortiClient application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select FortiClient in the list of programs, the following data about the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about FortiClient, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall FortiClient.
Uninstall FortiClient

8. After uninstalling FortiClient, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional 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 uninstalling FortiClient using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

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


This page is not a recommendation 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 only contains detailed info on how to remove FortiClient supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-07-27 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-07-27 10:41:34.120