Sophos AutoUpdate Sophos AutoUpdate

A way to uninstall Sophos AutoUpdate from your computer

Sophos AutoUpdate is a software application. This page contains details on how to remove it from your PC. It is made by Sophos Plc. You can read more on Sophos Plc or check for application updates here. You can see more info on Sophos AutoUpdate at . The program is often located in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\AutoUpdate folder. Keep in mind that this location can vary depending on the user's decision. The complete uninstall command line for Sophos AutoUpdate is MsiExec.exe /X{15C418EB-7675-42be-B2B3-281952DA014D}. The program's main executable file is called ALMon.exe and it has a size of 240.00 KB (245760 bytes).

Sophos AutoUpdate is composed of the following executables which occupy 1.03 MB (1077248 bytes) on disk:

  • ALMon.exe (240.00 KB)
  • ALsvc.exe (168.00 KB)
  • ALUpdate.exe (644.00 KB)

The current page applies to Sophos AutoUpdate version 2.2.8 only. You can find here a few links to other Sophos AutoUpdate versions: to view all...

How to erase Sophos AutoUpdate from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Sophos AutoUpdate is a program marketed by Sophos Plc. Some users try to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is troublesome because doing this manually requires some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK manner to uninstall Sophos AutoUpdate is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to clean your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. All the applications existing on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Sophos AutoUpdate or simply click the Search field 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 click Sophos AutoUpdate in the list of applications, the following information about the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about Sophos AutoUpdate, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Sophos AutoUpdate:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{15C418EB-7675-42be-B2B3-281952DA014D}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept 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 an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Sophos AutoUpdate which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Sophos AutoUpdate using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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



This page 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 only contains detailed info on how to uninstall Sophos AutoUpdate in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-11-17 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-11-17 01:55:16.750