Uninstall and reinstall Sophos® Anti-Virus
Problem Summary –
If you encounter an error message with your current version of Sophos Anti-Virus, then you need to uninstall it and then reinstall it again. Follow the 2-step resolution in order to resolve your problem.
Sophos Anti-Virus is a comprehensive antivirus solution for the corporate network. To resolve the problems with your current version of antivirus, you’ll have to make sure to remove Sophos Auto Update, Sophos Client Firewall, Sophos Antivirus, and Sophos Remote Management System.
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[tab:Step 1 >>Uninstall Sophos]
Click `Start’-> `Control Panel,’ `Programs and Features,’ `Sophos Auto Update’ and then follow the onscreen instructions to uninstall the item. Repeat the above steps to uninstall `Sophos Antivirus,’ and `Sophos Remote Management System’.
[tab:Step 2 >>Install Sophos]
Download the ‘Sophos Anti-Virus installer.’ Double-click the downloaded `.dmg file,’ and then double-click the `Stanford Sophos Installer’ icon in the disk image window. At the prompt, click `Continue.’ Click `Install’ to start the installation. Enter your administrator name and password for your computer and then click `OK.’ When the software has finished installing, click `Close.’ The Sophos Anti-Virus icon will appear in the top right corner of your screen.
With our assistance, you have successfully uninstalled Sophos Anti-Virus and then again installed the updated version of the antivirus on your computer.
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