How to install the FortiClient VPN on Windows PC

This article will show you how to install the FortiNet VPN on your Windows PC. 

Currently the supported Operating Systems for FortiClient include: Windows 7 or higher

Step 1a:  Check for the FortiClient VPN program is installed on your SCU Laptop -  click the Windows key and typing "FortiClient"

Please NOTE: your SCU laptop may already have Forticlient installed - Laptops <2 years old have the FortiClient VPN installed as a part of the setup before you recieve it) 

If the FortiClient VPN is not installed, go to Step 1b. 


Step 1b: Click here to download the VPN launcher

The installer will appear for download. Select Save to download if it doesn't happen automatically




Step 3: You may receive this notification window. You need to select More Info and then Run Anyway


Step 4: Select the box Yes I have read and accepted the License agreement'to proceed with the installation.


Step 5: Follow the directions on the screen of the installer, click Next, then Next again, Install and Finish to complete the install.

 For more information about using the FortiClient VPN, please see How to use the FortiClient VPN on Windows PC