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A guide to uninstall Sophos Anti-Virus from your computer

Sophos Anti-Virus is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is made by Sophos Limited. More info about Sophos Limited can be found here. More details about Sophos Anti-Virus can be seen at . Sophos Anti-Virus is usually set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus folder, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. MsiExec.exe /X{6AC29448-9612-4948-B790-822BE441E6D3} is the full command line if you want to remove Sophos Anti-Virus. SavMain.exe is the Sophos Anti-Virus's main executable file and it occupies circa 1.67 MB (1748200 bytes) on disk.

Sophos Anti-Virus installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 10.84 MB (11362256 bytes) on disk.

  • BackgroundScanClient.exe (80.73 KB)
  • ForceUpdateAlongSideSGN.exe (293.22 KB)
  • Native.exe (309.57 KB)
  • sav32cli.exe (516.50 KB)
  • SAVAdminService.exe (246.08 KB)
  • SAVCleanupService.exe (165.91 KB)
  • SavMain.exe (1.67 MB)
  • SavProgress.exe (487.09 KB)
  • SavProxy.exe (88.85 KB)
  • SavService.exe (219.73 KB)
  • SAVTelem.exe (69.05 KB)
  • ssr32.exe (147.55 KB)
  • ssr64.exe (169.85 KB)
  • WSCClient.exe (275.55 KB)
  • swi_lsp32_util.exe (245.58 KB)
  • swi_lspdiag.exe (208.55 KB)
  • swi_lspdiag_64.exe (256.81 KB)
  • swi_service.exe (3.45 MB)
  • swi_update_64.exe (2.02 MB) to view all...

The current web page applies to Sophos Anti-Virus version only. For other Sophos Anti-Virus versions please click below: to view all...

How to remove Sophos Anti-Virus from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Sophos Anti-Virus is a program marketed by Sophos Limited. Sometimes, users try to remove this program. Sometimes this can be hard because doing this by hand takes some skill related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE manner to remove Sophos Anti-Virus 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 PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to clean your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate 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 application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select Sophos Anti-Virus in the list of applications, the following information about the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about Sophos Anti-Virus, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Sophos Anti-Virus:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{6AC29448-9612-4948-B790-822BE441E6D3}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Sophos Anti-Virus.
Uninstall Sophos Anti-Virus

8. After removing Sophos Anti-Virus, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Sophos Anti-Virus which have been left behind will be detected 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 disk.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.



The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Sophos Anti-Virus by Sophos Limited from your PC, nor are we saying that Sophos Anti-Virus by Sophos Limited is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed info 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' PCs.

2018-08-23 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-08-23 18:35:44.007