FortiClient FortiClient

How to uninstall FortiClient from your computer

FortiClient is a Windows program. Read more about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was created by Fortinet Inc. Check out here where you can find out more on Fortinet Inc. Usually the FortiClient program is found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient directory, depending on the user's option during setup. MsiExec.exe /X{B3C0608B-AACD-4547-8C73-199FD641EB76} is the full command line if you want to remove FortiClient. FortiClient.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 6.48 MB (6791120 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are contained in FortiClient. They take 20.91 MB (21924312 bytes) on disk.

  • av_task.exe (154.02 KB)
  • CacheCleanAP.exe (75.02 KB)
  • CacheCleanAP64.exe (88.52 KB)
  • fcappdb.exe (190.02 KB)
  • FCAuth.exe (36.02 KB)
  • FCCOMInt.exe (79.02 KB)
  • FCConfig.exe (136.02 KB)
  • FCDBLog.exe (318.02 KB)
  • FCHelper64.exe (243.52 KB)
  • FCVbltScan.exe (155.52 KB)
  • FCWsc.exe (63.23 KB)
  • FCWscD7.exe (148.70 KB)
  • fmon.exe (157.02 KB)
  • FortiClient.exe (6.48 MB)
  • FortiClient_Diagnostic_Tool.exe (292.52 KB)
  • FortiESNAC.exe (260.02 KB)
  • fortifws.exe (198.52 KB)
  • FortiProxy.exe (538.02 KB)
  • FortiScand.exe (438.38 KB)
  • FortiSSLVPNdaemon.exe (167.31 KB)
  • FortiTray.exe (1.48 MB)
  • FortiVPNSt.exe (284.02 KB)
  • FortiWad.exe (392.02 KB)
  • FortiWadbd.exe (303.52 KB)
  • FortiWF.exe (137.02 KB)
  • FSSOMA.exe (96.52 KB)
  • ipsec.exe (404.02 KB)
  • scheduler.exe (103.52 KB)
  • submitv.exe (313.52 KB)
  • update_task.exe (285.52 KB)
  • vcm.exe (7.01 MB)
  • vpcd.exe (30.52 KB) to view all...

This page is about FortiClient version only. Click on the links below for other FortiClient versions: to view all...
Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the PC. Some of these are listed below.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Common Files\Fortinet\FortiClient

The files below are left behind on your disk by FortiClient when you uninstall it:
  • 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\Temp\FortiClient.msi
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{B3C0608B-AACD-4547-8C73-199FD641EB76}\Icon_FCTLogo

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • 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\B8060C3BDCAA7454C83791F96D14BE67
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{B3C0608B-AACD-4547-8C73-199FD641EB76}
  • 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

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\B8060C3BDCAA7454C83791F96D14BE67\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{B3C0608B-AACD-4547-8C73-199FD641EB76}\
  • 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\fortiapd\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FortiFW\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_52\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mdareDriver_60\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mdareDriver_61\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mdareDriver_62\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\mdareDriver_63\ImagePath

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

FortiClient is an application offered by Fortinet Inc. Sometimes, users decide to remove it. Sometimes this can be efortful because performing this manually requires some knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. The best EASY way to remove 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 on your Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your Windows computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

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

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

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find FortiClient or simply click the Search feature and type in "FortiClient". The FortiClient application will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select FortiClient in the list of programs, the following information regarding the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding FortiClient, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall FortiClient.
Uninstall FortiClient

8. After removing FortiClient, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of FortiClient that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing FortiClient with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


The text above 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. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove FortiClient supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-27 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-27 00:58:15.130