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A guide to uninstall FortiClient from your computer

This web page contains thorough information on how to uninstall FortiClient for Windows. It was coded for Windows by Fortinet Inc. Further information on Fortinet Inc can be found here. FortiClient is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient directory, subject to the user's option. FortiClient's entire uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{863EB7F6-0FD9-4BA5-B95A-FC48218AEF5C}. The application's main executable file occupies 4.36 MB (4574968 bytes) on disk and is labeled FortiClient.exe.

FortiClient installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 18.20 MB (19080096 bytes) on disk.

  • av_task.exe (136.02 KB)
  • CacheCleanAP.exe (59.72 KB)
  • CacheCleanAP64.exe (61.72 KB)
  • fcappdb.exe (176.02 KB)
  • FCAuth.exe (36.02 KB)
  • FCCOMInt.exe (364.02 KB)
  • FCConfig.exe (156.10 KB)
  • FCDBLog.exe (304.02 KB)
  • FCHelper64.exe (248.02 KB)
  • FCVbltScan.exe (100.02 KB)
  • FCWsc.exe (63.74 KB)
  • FCWscD7.exe (143.45 KB)
  • fmon.exe (124.02 KB)
  • FortiClient.exe (4.36 MB)
  • FortiClient_Diagnostic_Tool.exe (64.74 KB)
  • FortiESNAC.exe (252.02 KB)
  • fortifws.exe (112.02 KB)
  • FortiProxy.exe (504.02 KB)
  • FortiScand.exe (387.74 KB)
  • FortiSSLVPNclient.exe (331.74 KB)
  • FortiSSLVPNdaemon.exe (155.74 KB)
  • FortiTray.exe (1.13 MB)
  • FortiVPNSt.exe (240.02 KB)
  • FortiWad.exe (360.10 KB)
  • FortiWadbd.exe (280.02 KB)
  • FortiWF.exe (144.02 KB)
  • FSSOMA.exe (84.09 KB)
  • ipsec.exe (375.74 KB)
  • rmon.exe (96.02 KB)
  • scheduler.exe (96.02 KB)
  • submitv.exe (192.02 KB)
  • update_task.exe (236.02 KB)
  • vcm.exe (6.89 MB)
  • vpcd.exe (68.02 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 5.0.10.0362 of FortiClient. You can find here a few links to other FortiClient versions:

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If you are manually uninstalling FortiClient we recommend you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient

The files below were left behind on your disk by FortiClient when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\cacert.pem
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\CacheCleanAP.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\CacheCleanAP64.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\ConnectUtils.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\fasle.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\fcappdb.db
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\fcappdb.exe
  • 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\FCCryptDLL.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FCDBLog.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FCHelper64.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\fcp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FCRes.res
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FCResc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FCWsc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FCWscD7.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\forticachecleaner.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiCacheCleaner64.dll
  • 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\FortiCliSh64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\forticontrol.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\forticontrol64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\forticredentialprovider64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiESNAC.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\FortiSSLVPNclient.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiSSLVPNdaemon.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiTray.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\FortiVPNSt.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\fwapp.db
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\ipsec.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\LaunchCacheClean.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\LaunchCacheClean64.dll
  • 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\libvpcp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\fclog.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\fw_policies.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\logs\netDB.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\npccplugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\npccpluginex.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\nptcplugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\scheduler.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\server.crt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\server.key
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\sqlite3.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\ssleay32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\SslvpnHostCheck.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\SslvpnHostCheck64.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\sslvpnlib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\submitv.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\update_task.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\utilsdll.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\vidcache.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\vir_sig\appsig.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\vir_sig\fdni.conf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\vpcd.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\xmlesnac.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\xmlsystem.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Fortinet\FortiClient\xmlvpn.dll
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\FortiClient.msi
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{863EB7F6-0FD9-4BA5-B95A-FC48218AEF5C}\Icon_FCTLogo

Registry keys:
  • 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_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\IntelliPoint\AppSpecific\FortiClient.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\IntelliType Pro\AppSpecific\FortiClient.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\6F7BE3689DF05AB49BA5CF8412A8FEC5
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{863EB7F6-0FD9-4BA5-B95A-FC48218AEF5C}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Fortinet\FortiClient

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\6F7BE3689DF05AB49BA5CF8412A8FEC5\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\{863EB7F6-0FD9-4BA5-B95A-FC48218AEF5C}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserData\S-1-5-18\Products\6F7BE3689DF05AB49BA5CF8412A8FEC5\Transforms\{863EB7F6-0FD9-4BA5-B95A-FC48218AEF5C}.mst
  • 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\Fortips\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FortiRdr\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\FortiWF\Description


How to erase FortiClient from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

FortiClient is an application released by Fortinet Inc. Some people decide to uninstall this program. This can be easier said than done because doing this by hand takes some experience related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK action 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 PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to take care of your Windows PC.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the green DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

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 applications existing on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate FortiClient or simply activate the Search field and type in "FortiClient". The FortiClient application will be found automatically. When you select FortiClient in the list of applications, some data about the application is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about FortiClient, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove FortiClient.
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8. After removing FortiClient, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong FortiClient which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling FortiClient using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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



Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove FortiClient by Fortinet Inc from your PC, we are not saying that FortiClient by Fortinet Inc is not a good 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 Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-04-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-04-19 20:15:07.610