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Administration Guide

Using Microsoft AD to uninstall FortiClient

  1. On your domain controller, select Start > Administrative Tools > Group Policy Management. The Group Policy Management MMC Snap-in opens. Expand the Group Policy Objects container and right-click the Group Policy Object you created to install FortiClient and select Edit. The Group Policy Management Editor opens.
  2. Select Computer Configuration > Policy > Software Settings > Software Installation. You can now see the package used to install FortiClient.
  3. Right-click the package and select All Tasks > Remove. Choose Immediately to uninstall the software from users and computers, or Allow users to continue to use the software but prevent new installations. Select OK. The package deletes.
  4. If you wish to expedite the uninstall process on both the server and client computers, force a GPO update as shown in the previous section. The software is uninstalled on the client computer’s next reboot. You can also wait for the client computer to poll the domain controller for GPO changes and uninstall the software then.

Using Microsoft AD to uninstall FortiClient

  1. On your domain controller, select Start > Administrative Tools > Group Policy Management. The Group Policy Management MMC Snap-in opens. Expand the Group Policy Objects container and right-click the Group Policy Object you created to install FortiClient and select Edit. The Group Policy Management Editor opens.
  2. Select Computer Configuration > Policy > Software Settings > Software Installation. You can now see the package used to install FortiClient.
  3. Right-click the package and select All Tasks > Remove. Choose Immediately to uninstall the software from users and computers, or Allow users to continue to use the software but prevent new installations. Select OK. The package deletes.
  4. If you wish to expedite the uninstall process on both the server and client computers, force a GPO update as shown in the previous section. The software is uninstalled on the client computer’s next reboot. You can also wait for the client computer to poll the domain controller for GPO changes and uninstall the software then.