Application Sophos AutoUpdate

A way to uninstall Sophos AutoUpdate from your system

This web page is about Sophos AutoUpdate for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It is written by Sophos Limited. Open here for more info on Sophos Limited. Click on to get more facts about Sophos AutoUpdate on Sophos Limited's website. Sophos AutoUpdate is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files\Sophos\AutoUpdate directory, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's option when installing the program. MsiExec.exe /X{7CD26A0C-9B59-4E84-B5EE-B386B2F7AA16} is the full command line if you want to uninstall Sophos AutoUpdate.

The executable files below are part of Sophos AutoUpdate. They take an average of 4.65 MB (4872352 bytes) on disk.

  • ALMon.exe (1.52 MB)
  • ALsvc.exe (332.79 KB)
  • ALUpdate.exe (1.14 MB)
  • SophosUpdate.exe (1.66 MB)

This web page is about Sophos AutoUpdate version only. You can find below info on other application versions of Sophos AutoUpdate: to view all...

How to erase Sophos AutoUpdate with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Sophos AutoUpdate is an application offered by the software company Sophos Limited. Frequently, computer users try to remove this program. Sometimes this can be difficult because removing this manually takes some skill regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE way to remove Sophos AutoUpdate is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Sophos AutoUpdate or simply click the Search feature and type in "Sophos AutoUpdate". If it is installed on your PC the Sophos AutoUpdate app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select Sophos AutoUpdate in the list , the following data about the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about Sophos AutoUpdate, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Sophos AutoUpdate:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{7CD26A0C-9B59-4E84-B5EE-B386B2F7AA16}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Sophos AutoUpdate.
Uninstall Sophos AutoUpdate

8. After uninstalling Sophos AutoUpdate, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong Sophos AutoUpdate which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Sophos AutoUpdate using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Sophos AutoUpdate by Sophos Limited from your computer, nor are we saying that Sophos AutoUpdate by Sophos Limited is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Sophos AutoUpdate in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2015-01-16 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-01-16 14:05:35.130