Sophos AutoUpdate Sophos AutoUpdate

A way to uninstall Sophos AutoUpdate from your PC

You can find below detailed information on how to remove Sophos AutoUpdate for Windows. It is produced by Sophos Plc. More info about Sophos Plc can be read here. Please follow if you want to read more on Sophos AutoUpdate on Sophos Plc's website. The program is frequently found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\AutoUpdate folder. Keep in mind that this location can differ depending on the user's decision. The full uninstall command line for Sophos AutoUpdate is MsiExec.exe /X{15C418EB-7675-42be-B2B3-281952DA014D}. ALMon.exe is the programs's main file and it takes around 419.04 KB (429096 bytes) on disk.

Sophos AutoUpdate contains of the executables below. They occupy 1.18 MB (1238136 bytes) on disk.

  • ALMon.exe (419.04 KB)
  • ALsvc.exe (171.04 KB)
  • ALUpdate.exe (619.04 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 2.5.2 of Sophos AutoUpdate. For other Sophos AutoUpdate versions please click below: to view all...

How to uninstall Sophos AutoUpdate from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Sophos AutoUpdate is a program by the software company Sophos Plc. Sometimes, people want to remove this program. This is hard because removing this by hand takes some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK approach to remove Sophos AutoUpdate is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

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


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Sophos AutoUpdate or simply activate the Search field and type in "Sophos AutoUpdate". If it is installed on your PC the Sophos AutoUpdate program will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Sophos AutoUpdate in the list of apps, some information regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding Sophos AutoUpdate, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Sophos AutoUpdate:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{15C418EB-7675-42be-B2B3-281952DA014D}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Sophos AutoUpdate.
Uninstall Sophos AutoUpdate

8. After uninstalling Sophos AutoUpdate, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong Sophos AutoUpdate that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Sophos AutoUpdate using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
Software Application


The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall Sophos AutoUpdate by Sophos Plc from your computer, we are not saying that Sophos AutoUpdate by Sophos Plc is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Sophos AutoUpdate supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-09 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-09 12:23:31.770