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Sophos Diagnostic Utility


Sophos Diagnostic Utility is a software program developed by Sophos Limited. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 3.14 MB (3,295,128 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 72% of users of Sophos Diagnostic Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Argentina and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sophos.com
Help link: www.sophos.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sophos\Sophos Diagnostic Utility\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E4853018-0364-49B8-9ADD-691C425D7B5A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.14 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sophos Diagnostic Utility

  • sdu.dll - Sophos Diagnostic Utility (Sophos Diagnostic Utility core)
  • SduAdapter.dll - Sophos SDU Adapter
  • sducli.exe - Sophos Diagnostic Utility command line interface
  • sdugui.exe - Sophos Diagnostic Utility GUI interface
  • uploader.exe - Sophos SDU Cloud Uploader
  • szip.dll (by Info-ZIP) - Info-ZIP's WiZ (Info-ZIP's Zip dll)

How do I remove Sophos Diagnostic Utility?

Quickly and completely remove Sophos Diagnostic Utility from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Sophos Diagnostic Utility from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Sophos Diagnostic Utility, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Sophos Diagnostic Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.38%
Windows 8 37.50%
Windows XP 3.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 46.88%
Windows 8.1 12.50%
Windows 10 Pro 6.25%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.25%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 6.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.34% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.34%
  Argentina 2.13%
  Australia 2.13%
  Brazil 2.13%
  Canada 2.13%
  Switzerland 2.13%
  France 2.13%
  United Kingdom 2.13%
  Israel 2.13%
  Italy 2.13%
  Kazakstan 2.13%
  Netherlands 2.13%
  Qatar 2.13%
  UA 2.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 35.71%
Lenovo 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Toshiba 3.57%
Samsung 3.57%
Intel 3.57%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.67%
Dell Latitude E5450 6.67%
Dell OptiPlex 3020 6.67%
Dell Latitude E6520 3.33%
Dell Latitude E5530 non-v... 3.33%
Dell Latitude E5440 3.33%

About Sophos Limited

Sophos is a developer of security software and hardware, including anti-virus, anti-spam, anti-spyware, network access control and data loss prevention for desktops, servers, email systems and other network gateways.
Publisher URL: www.sophos.com


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