FortiClient FortiClient

A guide to uninstall FortiClient from your computer

FortiClient is a computer program. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was created by Fortinet Inc. Check out here where you can find out more on Fortinet Inc. FortiClient is typically installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient directory, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the program. MsiExec.exe /X{D31863C4-DE3E-4430-92F6-9BC6B296E9BF} is the full command line if you want to uninstall FortiClient. FortiClient.exe is the FortiClient's main executable file and it occupies approximately 7.52 MB (7885632 bytes) on disk.

FortiClient is composed of the following executables which take 23.23 MB (24358152 bytes) on disk:

  • av_task.exe (167.81 KB)
  • CacheCleanAP.exe (83.31 KB)
  • CacheCleanAP64.exe (96.81 KB)
  • certutil.exe (119.79 KB)
  • EPCUserAvatar.exe (19.29 KB)
  • fcappdb.exe (199.81 KB)
  • fcaptmon.exe (321.31 KB)
  • FCAuth.exe (49.31 KB)
  • FCCOMInt.exe (87.81 KB)
  • FCConfig.exe (150.31 KB)
  • FCDBLog.exe (308.81 KB)
  • FCFileSystemHelper64.exe (182.81 KB)
  • FCHelper64.exe (245.31 KB)
  • FCVbltScan.exe (344.31 KB)
  • FCWsc.exe (63.31 KB)
  • FCWscD7.exe (150.10 KB)
  • fmon.exe (208.31 KB)
  • FortiAvatar.exe (65.79 KB)
  • FortiClient.exe (7.52 MB)
  • FortiClient_Diagnostic_Tool.exe (654.31 KB)
  • FortiESNAC.exe (5.43 MB)
  • fortifws.exe (232.81 KB)
  • FortiProxy.exe (583.31 KB)
  • FortiScand.exe (478.31 KB)
  • FortiSSLVPNdaemon.exe (213.81 KB)
  • FortiTray.exe (1.60 MB)
  • FortiVPNSt.exe (331.81 KB)
  • FortiWad.exe (400.81 KB)
  • FortiWadbd.exe (311.81 KB)
  • FortiWF.exe (145.31 KB)
  • FSSOMA.exe (104.81 KB)
  • ipsec.exe (438.31 KB)
  • scheduler.exe (124.31 KB)
  • submitv.exe (321.81 KB)
  • update_task.exe (283.81 KB)
  • vcm2.exe (1.32 MB)
  • vpcd.exe (38.81 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version of FortiClient. You can find below info on other versions of FortiClient: to view all...
Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the PC. Some of these are listed below.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall FortiClient from your PC:
  • 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\ftsvnic\
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient\ftsvnic\ftsvnic.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient\ftsvnic\ftsvnic.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:\Windows\Installer\{D31863C4-DE3E-4430-92F6-9BC6B296E9BF}\Icon_FCTLogo

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\FortiClient
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\FortiClient
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Fortinet\FortiClient
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4C36813DE3ED0344296FB96C2B699EFB
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{D31863C4-DE3E-4430-92F6-9BC6B296E9BF}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Fortinet\FortiClient

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4C36813DE3ED0344296FB96C2B699EFB\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{D31863C4-DE3E-4430-92F6-9BC6B296E9BF}\
  • 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\FortiAptFilter\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\fortimon3\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_63\ImagePath

How to delete FortiClient using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

FortiClient is an application offered by Fortinet Inc. Sometimes, computer users decide to uninstall this application. This can be hard because doing this manually takes some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY practice to uninstall 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 good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Scroll 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 app will be found automatically. After you click FortiClient in the list , the following data regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This 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 program you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall FortiClient.
Uninstall FortiClient

8. After uninstalling FortiClient, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong FortiClient that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling FortiClient using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured 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.


This page is not a piece of advice to remove FortiClient by Fortinet Inc from your computer, we are not saying that FortiClient by Fortinet Inc is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove 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' computers.

2017-06-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-06-19 23:10:32.910