FortiClient FortiClient

A guide to uninstall FortiClient from your system

FortiClient is a Windows program. Read below about how to remove it from your PC. It was created for Windows by Fortinet Inc. Check out here for more info on Fortinet Inc. Usually the FortiClient application is placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient directory, depending on the user's option during setup. The full uninstall command line for FortiClient is MsiExec.exe /X{CF528CBD-062E-4543-AC77-6B44BBB3CF07}. The program's main executable file has a size of 7.15 MB (7494464 bytes) on disk and is titled FortiClient.exe.

The executable files below are installed along with FortiClient. They take about 17.10 MB (17928726 bytes) on disk.

  • av_task.exe (160.52 KB)
  • CacheCleanAP.exe (75.02 KB)
  • CacheCleanAP64.exe (88.52 KB)
  • certutil.exe (119.79 KB)
  • EPCUserAvatar.exe (18.79 KB)
  • fcappdb.exe (192.52 KB)
  • FCAuth.exe (41.52 KB)
  • FCCOMInt.exe (79.52 KB)
  • FCConfig.exe (140.02 KB)
  • FCDBLog.exe (299.02 KB)
  • FCHelper64.exe (253.31 KB)
  • FCVbltScan.exe (316.52 KB)
  • FCWsc.exe (63.31 KB)
  • FCWscD7.exe (150.10 KB)
  • fmon.exe (199.02 KB)
  • FortiClient.exe (7.15 MB)
  • FortiClient_Diagnostic_Tool.exe (652.31 KB)
  • FortiESNAC.exe (447.52 KB)
  • fortifws.exe (224.52 KB)
  • FortiProxy.exe (600.52 KB)
  • FortiScand.exe (450.31 KB)
  • FortiSSLVPNdaemon.exe (216.81 KB)
  • FortiTray.exe (1.59 MB)
  • FortiVPNSt.exe (316.52 KB)
  • FortiWad.exe (392.02 KB)
  • FortiWadbd.exe (303.52 KB)
  • FortiWF.exe (138.02 KB)
  • FSSOMA.exe (96.52 KB)
  • ipsec.exe (429.52 KB)
  • scheduler.exe (117.02 KB)
  • submitv.exe (314.52 KB)
  • update_task.exe (276.02 KB)
  • vcm2.exe (1.33 MB)
  • vpcd.exe (30.52 KB) to view all...

This page is about FortiClient version alone. You can find below a few links to other FortiClient releases: to view all...
A considerable amount of files, folders and Windows registry data will be left behind when you remove FortiClient from your computer.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall FortiClient from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall 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:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Low\Content.IE5\TC5CF35R\forticlient_quickstart[1].pdf
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Low\Content.IE5\TC5CF35R\how-to-perfectly-uninstall-forticlient-on-windows[1].htm
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\{CF528CBD-062E-4543-AC77-6B44BBB3CF07}\FortiClient.msi
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\FortiClient.msi
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\FortiClient00000.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\FortiClient00001.log
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{CF528CBD-062E-4543-AC77-6B44BBB3CF07}\Icon_FCTLogo

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Fortinet\FortiClient
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\DBC825FCE2603454CA77B644BB3BFC70
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{CF528CBD-062E-4543-AC77-6B44BBB3CF07}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Fortinet\FortiClient

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\DBC825FCE2603454CA77B644BB3BFC70\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{CF528CBD-062E-4543-AC77-6B44BBB3CF07}\
  • 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\FortiFW\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Fortips\Description

How to delete FortiClient from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

FortiClient is a program by the software company Fortinet Inc. Frequently, people decide to remove this application. This is hard because deleting this manually requires some know-how related to PCs. One of the best EASY manner to remove FortiClient is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

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


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

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 programs installed on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find FortiClient or simply activate the Search feature and type in "FortiClient". If it is installed on your PC the FortiClient app will be found automatically. Notice that after you click FortiClient in the list of apps, the following data about the application is available to you:

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

8. After removing FortiClient, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of FortiClient which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing FortiClient using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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


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 software application. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove FortiClient supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-01-30 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-01-30 16:06:10.193