Can't uninstall Sophos Anti-Virus from Windows 7 when it got corrupted in your computer?
Are you looking for a best solution when Sophos Anti-Virus won’t uninstall in Windows 7?
Do you want to remove Sophos Anti-Virus because it frequently shows up the annoying error message saying "Product Update: Error...."
Have you ever been annoyed that you have uninstalled Sophos Anti-Virus through Windows Control Panel, but it is still there after you reboot your pc?
Take it easy! You could learn and follow Sophos Anti-Virus uninstall guides in this article.
How to fully uninstall Sophos Anti-Virus from your PC?
There are 2 effective program removal guides for you to choose.
Tips1: Get rid of Sophos Anti-Virus with a standard way
Tips 2: Uninstall Sophos Anti-Virus with program removal tool Perfect Uninstaller
Tips 1: How to entirely uninstall Sophos Anti-Virus through Windows Uninstall applet
Most of you would like to get rid of program through Windows Control Panel.However, you might miss some steps so that you are not able to delete Sophos Anti-Virus. Here are the removal guides:
You should reboot your PC and press F8 key on your keyboard.
This will open up the Advanced Boot Options screen, in Windows 7 or Win 8, or the Windows Advanced Options Menu in Windows XP. Using the arrow keys on your keyboard, highlight the option labeled Safe Mode with Networking.
Once it is highlighted, click on the Enter key on your keyboard.
Click “Start Menu” > Select Control Panel option > “Uninstall a Program” (Programs and Features) > Find Sophos Anti-Virus on the currently installed programs list and its related entries > Click “Uninstall or Change” to delete the application.
How to manually get rid of Sophos Anti-Virus from your laptop?
Step 1: stop all the related processes in Task Manager
Guide: Open task manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del keys at the same time. Another way is to click on the Start button and choose Run option, then type taskmgr into and press OK.
Disable all the unwanted processes
Step 2: show hidden files and folders and delete all the following files.
Guide: click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it. In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).
Delete all the following files related to Sophos Anti-Virus
Step 3: open Registry Editor to delete all invalid registries entries as below
Guide: open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )
Delete all the related registries as below:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msconfig.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msmpeng.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "%AppData%\.exe"
After you finish steps, you should restart your pc to confirm the Sophos Anti-Virus removal. If you are not good at handling this method, you could try Tips 2 as following.
Tips 2: How to force uninstall Sophos Anti-Virus with Perfect Uninstaller?
If you can not follow the removal guides above, it is advised you to get rid of Sophos Anti-Virus with Perfect Uninstaller as following.
2. Close all running processes including programs and browsers in the Task Manager before you run Perfect Uninstaller
3. Find and locate the program on the currently installed programs list
4. Click “Uninstall” button on the right side to remove Sophos Anti-Virus.
Alternatively, you could right-click the folder of the unwanted program (normally, in C:\Program Files) or C:\Program Files (x86) in Windows 7 system 64 bits and then select “Force Uninstall with PU” to apply the “Force Uninstall” utility.
5. Follow the prompt “Next” steps to delete Sophos Anti-Virus.
6. * Click "Next" to start scanning the registry files about the unwanted program.
7. * It will take some time to finish registry scanning. If you don't want to wait, you could click "Skip" option and cancel the scanning.
8. * After the registry scanning is completed, click "Next" button to select all related files.
9. * Click "Next" button to delete all related files.
10. * Finally, click "Finish" button to complete the removal steps.
After you finish the onscreen removal steps, Sophos Anti-Virus has been deleted from your PC.
What’s more, you could double-check the infection of the program with RegCure Pro to improve your PC performance.
2.Click “Click to Start Scan” button to repair and optimize your computer.
3.RegCure Pro will have a full scan to detect all invalid files which will slow down your PC.
4. Click “Fix All” button on the down-right side to fix all problems and speed up your computer after scanning the invalid leftover system files.
Can’t remove Sophos Anti-Virus? There is no problem to handle the Sophos Anti-Virus removal if you carefully and correctly follow the software uninstall tips above.
Note: Manual Sophos Anti-Virus removal is suitable for expert users who have experience of dealing with files and registry removal. Users who are lack of computer techniques are recommended to get rid of Sophos Anti-Virus by using an effective program removal tool. When you are not able to remove Sophos Anti-Virus from your PC, Perfect Uninstaller is your choice (100% Guaranteed)