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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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4.1.0 75.00%
4.0.0 25.00%

Sophos Control Center


Sophos Control Center is a program developed by Sophos Limited. The most used version is 4.1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 1.37 MB (1,437,364 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Server 2003. While about 57% of users of Sophos Control Center come from the United States, it is also popular in Singapore and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sophos.com
Help link: www.sophos.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sophos\SCC\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{4EB8B7F5-25A0-494C-B079-85E33B2F0CE5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.37 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sophos Control Center

  • DataControl.dll - Sophos Endpoint Management (Sophos Enterprise Console Data Control Policy)
  • DeviceControlMigration.exe - Sophos Device Control Migration tool
  • EmErr.dll - Error handling module
  • EMRptVwr.dll - Sophos Enterprise Console Viewer reporting ActiveX control
  • EMTrace.dll - Trace module
  • ESAppLogic.dll - Sophos Enterprise Suite Application Logic DLL module
  • ESAppLogicPS.dll - Sophos application logic Proxy/Stub module
  • ExportConfig.exe - Sophos ExportConfig tool
  • Messaging.dll - Sophos Messaging Library
  • MgntSvc.exe - Sophos Management Service
  • MgntSvcDLL.dll - Sophos Management Service DLL module
  • MgntSvcPS.dll - Sophos Management Service Proxy/Stub module
  • Msgs.dll - Msgs Dynamic Link Library
  • MtInstall.dll - Management tools installer custom actions
  • PurgeDB.exe - PurgeDB
  • RepMail.exe - Report mailing tool
  • RepStat.exe - Statistics reporting tool
  • RepThrt.exe - Threat reporting tool
  • RsChs.dll - Resources for Sophos Enterprise Console
  • RsCht.dll
  • RsDeu.dll
  • RsEng.dll
  • RsEsp.dll
  • RsFra.dll
  • RsIta.dll - Risorse di Sophos Enterprise Console
  • CertificationClientLibrary.dll - Sophos Messaging System (Sophos CertificationClientLibrary)
  • CertificationLib.dll - Sophos CertificationLibrary
  • CertificationManagerDLL.dll - Sophos Certification Manager
  • CertificationManagerServiceNT.exe - Sophos Certification Manager Service
  • CreateInitFile.exe - Sophos RMS Initialisation File Creation Tool
  • MSClientLib.dll - Sophos MSClientLib
  • EMLTrace.dll - Sophos EM Library (Sophos Enterprise Manager Trace Module)
  • ExpressionChecker.dll - Sophos Anti-Virus (Data Control search expression syntax checker)
  • ExpressionCheckerLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library ExpressionCheckerLib
  • Common.Logging.dll (by http://netcommon.sf.net) - Common Logging Framework
  • Common.Logging.Log4Net.dll (by http://netcommon.sourceforge.net/)
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • ace.dll - ACE
  • ACE_SSL.dll - ACE_SSL
  • antlr.runtime.dll (by www.antlr.org) - antlr.runtime
  • InstallUtil.exe
  • libeay32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • MgntSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Sophos Management Service' (Sophos Management Service) "Sophos Management Service.".
  • CertificationManagerServiceNT.exe runs as a service named 'Sophos Certification Manager' (Sophos Certification Manager) "Certifies Sophos Managed Applications".

How do I remove Sophos Control Center?

You can uninstall Sophos Control Center 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Sophos Control Center, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Control Center.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 10 25%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows Server 2003 25.00%
Windows 10 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  Singapore 14.29%
  Australia 14.29%
  Canada 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sahara 50.00%
ASUS 50.00%
Common models
Supermicro C2SBA 25.00%
Seanix Technology Inc. Se... 25.00%
IBM IBM System x3500 M3 S... 25.00%
ASUSTeK K50ID 25.00%

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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