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A way to uninstall Sophos Anti-Virus from your PC

Sophos Anti-Virus is a software application. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Sophos Limited. Take a look here for more info on Sophos Limited. Further information about Sophos Anti-Virus can be seen at . Sophos Anti-Virus is normally set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus folder, regulated by the user's choice. The full command line for removing Sophos Anti-Virus is MsiExec.exe /X{36333618-1CE1-4EF2-8FFD-7F17394891CE}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file is called SavMain.exe and its approximative size is 1.55 MB (1626888 bytes).

The executables below are part of Sophos Anti-Virus. They take about 13.49 MB (14150368 bytes) on disk.

  • BackgroundScanClient.exe (66.79 KB)
  • Native.exe (172.29 KB)
  • sav32cli.exe (469.29 KB)
  • SAVAdminService.exe (284.26 KB)
  • SAVCleanupService.exe (191.29 KB)
  • SavMain.exe (1.55 MB)
  • SavProgress.exe (369.26 KB)
  • SavProxy.exe (89.29 KB)
  • SavService.exe (263.79 KB)
  • sdcdevcon.exe (181.29 KB)
  • sdcservice.exe (644.29 KB)
  • WSCClient.exe (248.28 KB)
  • swc_service.exe (333.79 KB)
  • swi_di.exe (280.76 KB)
  • swi_fc.exe (2.37 MB)
  • swi_filter.exe (293.76 KB)
  • swi_lsp32_util.exe (237.26 KB)
  • swi_lspdiag.exe (198.76 KB)
  • swi_lspdiag_64.exe (246.26 KB)
  • swi_service.exe (3.13 MB)
  • swi_update_64.exe (1.98 MB) to view all...

The current web page applies to Sophos Anti-Virus version alone. Click on the links below for other Sophos Anti-Virus versions: to view all...
If you are manually uninstalling Sophos Anti-Virus we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus\age-apdu.ide
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus\age-apie.ide
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus\age-apiq.ide
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus\age-apiu.ide

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{01FE9080-B42B-4630-9D69-5A13660E9AF8}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{13D929D1-7083-11DE-A12A-000C29059B23}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{14A0893B-51B8-42E8-A592-EFFB206CB2ED}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{14CC39FD-93B8-43CB-B9D8-4F9A50BC0609}

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{00920966-F6E8-461a-BF85-5F3AF429AC7F}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{00D9EF91-C746-4804-95A6-5F263655EFE3}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{01D91C34-AAA1-4EF6-9B93-D4184AF2C49B}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{01DA1D24-AFF6-448D-9B80-7DA3D1005B8C}\InprocServer32\

A way to delete Sophos Anti-Virus from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Sophos Anti-Virus is a program marketed by the software company Sophos Limited. Frequently, users decide to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be hard because deleting this manually requires some skill regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY approach to uninstall Sophos Anti-Virus 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 a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your Windows system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Sophos Anti-Virus or simply activate the Search field and type in "Sophos Anti-Virus". If it is installed on your PC the Sophos Anti-Virus app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select Sophos Anti-Virus in the list of programs, the following data about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Sophos Anti-Virus, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Sophos Anti-Virus:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{36333618-1CE1-4EF2-8FFD-7F17394891CE}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Sophos Anti-Virus.
Uninstall Sophos Anti-Virus

8. After uninstalling Sophos Anti-Virus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of Sophos Anti-Virus which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Sophos Anti-Virus using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Sophos Anti-Virus by Sophos Limited from your computer, we are not saying that Sophos Anti-Virus by Sophos Limited is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Sophos Anti-Virus in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-29 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-29 16:25:32.397