How to Uninstall Sophos

Removing/Uninstalling Sophos Anti-virus

Devices with Microsoft Windows 10

  1. Click on the Start button
  2. Click on the Settings button
  3. From the Windows Settings window, click on Apps
  4. Under the Apps & Features sections, scroll down the list and find Sophos Anti-Virus
  5. Click on Sophos Anti-Virus
  6. Click on the Uninstall button
  7. Click through the prompts to complete the removal of Sophos Anti-Virus
  8. Repeat the Uninstall process for each Sophos App in the Apps & Features list
  9. Reboot your computer when finished

Devices with iOS

Choose an uninstall method:

  1. Use the Remove Sophos Endpoint tool [Preferred]\
    •  Click the keys Command + Spacebar to open Spotlight
    •  Type Remove Sophos

Note: If the tool exists and not been moved to Trash, Spotlight will find it

    • Click Enter to run the tool

Note: Sophos Anti-Virus will not uninstall by dragging it from the Applications folder to the Trash.

If the regular uninstaller does not work or if you deleted the built-in removal program, the next method provides a standalone tool to remove the installed Sophos Anti-Virus.

  1. Use the Standalone Sophos Anti-Virus Removal tool
    •  Download the Removal Tool for Sophos Anti-Virus
    •  Unzip the downloaded tool if your browser has not automatically unzipped it.
    •  Double-click the Remove Sophos Anti-Virus application and follow any on-screen instructions.