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A way to uninstall FortiClient from your computer

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove FortiClient for Windows. The Windows version was developed by Fortinet Inc. Take a look here for more details on Fortinet Inc. The program is often placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient directory. Take into account that this location can vary depending on the user's preference. The full command line for removing FortiClient is MsiExec.exe /X{80CF481F-267A-403A-8CE7-22B5ED6D5E0B}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. FortiClient.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 7.84 MB (8221504 bytes) on disk.

FortiClient contains of the executables below. They take 23.15 MB (24272712 bytes) on disk.




  • certutil.exe (119.79 KB)
  • EPCUserAvatar.exe (19.29 KB)
  • FCAuth.exe (49.81 KB)
  • FCCOMInt.exe (97.81 KB)
  • FCConfig.exe (150.81 KB)
  • FCDBLog.exe (326.31 KB)
  • FCVbltScan.exe (396.31 KB)
  • FCWsc.exe (63.31 KB)
  • FCWscD7.exe (150.10 KB)
  • FortiAvatar.exe (64.79 KB)
  • FortiClient.exe (7.84 MB)
  • FortiClient_Diagnostic_Tool.exe (768.81 KB)
  • FortiESNAC.exe (7.06 MB)
  • fortifws.exe (266.81 KB)
  • FortiScand.exe (482.81 KB)
  • FortiSSLVPNdaemon.exe (220.31 KB)
  • FortiTray.exe (1.68 MB)
  • FortiVPNSt.exe (343.81 KB)
  • ipsec.exe (439.31 KB)
  • scheduler.exe (125.81 KB)
  • submitv.exe (359.31 KB)
  • update_task.exe (316.81 KB)
  • vcm2.exe (1.33 MB)
  • vpcd.exe (41.31 KB)
  • FCFileSystemHelper64.exe (248.31 KB)
  • FCHelper64.exe (318.81 KB)
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This data is about FortiClient version 5.6.5.1150 only. You can find below info on other releases of FortiClient:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Some of these are listed below.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient

Generally, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-console-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-datetime-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-debug-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-errorhandling-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-file-l2-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-handle-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-heap-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-interlocked-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-namedpipe-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-processenvironment-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-profile-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-rtlsupport-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-string-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-sysinfo-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-timezone-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-core-util-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-crt-conio-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-crt-convert-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-crt-environment-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-crt-filesystem-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-crt-heap-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-crt-locale-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-crt-math-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-crt-multibyte-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-crt-private-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-crt-process-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-crt-stdio-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-crt-string-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-crt-time-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\api-ms-win-crt-utility-l1-1-0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\atl110.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\cacert.pem
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\certutil.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\CommandLine.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\EPCUserAvatar.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\fasle.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FCAuth.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FCCOMInt.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FCCOMIntDLL.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FCConfig.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FCDBLog.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\fcp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FCVbltScan.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FCWsc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FCWscD7.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\flat-db.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiAvatar.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiClient.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiClient_Diagnostic_Tool.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiCliSh.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiESNAC.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\fortifws.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiScand.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiSkin.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\fortisslcacert.pem
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\fortisslclient.crt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\fortisslclient.key
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiSSLVPNdaemon.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiTray.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiTrayResc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiVPNSt.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\freebl3.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\ipsec.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\libcfg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\libeay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\libgmp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\libips.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\libnspr4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\libplc4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\libplds4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\ec\UserName.base64
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\ec\UserName.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\ec\UserName@windows.base64
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\ec\UserName@windows.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\fclog.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\netDB.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\vcm\2018-03-07 13-23-13\20004.json
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\vcm\2018-03-07 13-23-13\SigInfo.json
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\vcm\2018-03-07 13-23-13\summary.json
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\vcm\2018-03-07 13-23-13\vcm_progress.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\vcm\2018-03-07 13-23-13\vcm_result.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\vcm\2018-03-16 21-45-05\20004.json
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\vcm\2018-03-16 21-45-05\36211.json
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\vcm\2018-03-16 21-45-05\36267.json
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\vcm\2018-03-16 21-45-05\SigInfo.json
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\vcm\2018-03-16 21-45-05\summary.json
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\vcm\2018-03-16 21-45-05\vcm_progress.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\vcm\2018-03-16 21-45-05\vcm_result.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\vcm\2018-04-06 22-45-09\20004.json
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\vcm\2018-04-06 22-45-09\36211.json

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\FortiClient
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Folder\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers\FortiClient
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FortiClient.VPN
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Fortinet\FortiClient
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F184FC08A762A304C87E225BDED6E5B0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{80CF481F-267A-403A-8CE7-22B5ED6D5E0B}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Fortinet\FortiClient

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\F184FC08A762A304C87E225BDED6E5B0\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\WINDOWS\Installer\{80CF481F-267A-403A-8CE7-22B5ED6D5E0B}\
  • 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\FortiFilter\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FortiFilter\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FortiFW\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Fortips\Description


A way to remove FortiClient from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

FortiClient is a program marketed by Fortinet Inc. Some users try to remove it. This is efortful because deleting this manually requires some know-how related to removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE procedure to remove FortiClient is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





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3. Click on the General Tools category
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4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate FortiClient or simply click the Search feature and type in "FortiClient". If it exists on your system the FortiClient application will be found very quickly. After you click FortiClient in the list , the following information regarding the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding FortiClient, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall FortiClient.
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8. After removing FortiClient, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong FortiClient which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling FortiClient with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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



Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall FortiClient by Fortinet Inc from your computer, nor are we saying that FortiClient by Fortinet Inc is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall FortiClient in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-02-08 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-02-08 12:33:26.080