Application Sophos Management Communications System

How to uninstall Sophos Management Communications System from your computer

This page is about Sophos Management Communications System for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It is made by Sophos Limited. More information on Sophos Limited can be found here. Click on to get more data about Sophos Management Communications System on Sophos Limited's website. The application is usually placed in the C:\Program Files\Sophos\Management Communications System\Endpoint folder. Take into account that this location can differ being determined by the user's choice. The full command line for removing Sophos Management Communications System is MsiExec.exe /X{1FFD3F20-5D24-4C9A-B9F6-A207A53CF179}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for admin rights. The program's main executable file is labeled McsAgent.exe and it has a size of 322.79 KB (330536 bytes).

Sophos Management Communications System installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 1.18 MB (1240144 bytes) on disk.

  • McsAgent.exe (322.79 KB)
  • McsClient.exe (888.29 KB)

The current web page applies to Sophos Management Communications System version 2.0.0 alone. For other Sophos Management Communications System versions please click below: to view all...
After the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Some of these are listed below.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Sophos Management Communications System from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Management Communications System\Endpoint

The files below are left behind on your disk by Sophos Management Communications System when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Management Communications System\Endpoint\log4cplus.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Management Communications System\Endpoint\McsAdapter.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Management Communications System\Endpoint\McsAgent.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Management Communications System\Endpoint\McsClient.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Management Communications System\Endpoint\McsClientApi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Management Communications System\Endpoint\McsEvents.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Management Communications System\Endpoint\NOTICE.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Management Communications System\Endpoint\scf.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Management Communications System\Endpoint\sof.dat

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_UserName\Software\Sophos\Management Communications System
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\02F3DFF142D5A9C49B6F2A705AC31F97
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\UserNameData\S-1-5-18\Products\02F3DFF142D5A9C49B6F2A705AC31F97

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\02F3DFF142D5A9C49B6F2A705AC31F97\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Management Communications System\Endpoint\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Sophos MCS Agent\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Sophos MCS Client\ImagePath

How to delete Sophos Management Communications System with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Sophos Management Communications System is a program marketed by the software company Sophos Limited. Frequently, people try to erase it. This can be easier said than done because doing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK solution to erase Sophos Management Communications System is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find Sophos Management Communications System or simply activate the Search field and type in "Sophos Management Communications System". The Sophos Management Communications System app will be found automatically. After you select Sophos Management Communications System in the list , some data regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding Sophos Management Communications System, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Sophos Management Communications System:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{1FFD3F20-5D24-4C9A-B9F6-A207A53CF179}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Sophos Management Communications System.
Uninstall Sophos Management Communications System

8. After removing Sophos Management Communications System, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Sophos Management Communications System that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Sophos Management Communications System using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to remove Sophos Management Communications System by Sophos Limited from your computer, we are not saying that Sophos Management Communications System by Sophos Limited is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Sophos Management Communications System in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-09-21 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-09-21 10:03:58.077