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Sophos confic-a Cleanup Tool

What is Sophos confic-a Cleanup Tool?  (from Sophos Limited)

The Sophos Virus Removal Tool is able to identify and remove malware from a single endpoint computer. The tool comes with the latest identities included, to stay current with the latest detections the tool should be downloaded again when a new scan is required. The Conficker/Downadup worm, which first surfaced in Nov...  Read more


Sophos confic-a Cleanup Tool is a software program developed by Sophos Limited. The primary executable is named gui.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 5.24 MB (5,496,941 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 62% of users of Sophos confic-a Cleanup Tool come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sophos.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sophos\Sophos confic-a Cleanup Tool\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{2c557f98-ef74-4a1e-a856-9df2f633b41f}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.24 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Sophos confic-a Cleanup Tool

Program executable:gui.exe
Name:Sophos Cleanup Tool
Sophos Cleanup Tool GUI
Path:C:\Program Files\Sophos\Sophos confic-a Cleanup Tool\gui.exe
Additional files:
  • osdp.dll - Sophos Anti-Virus (Sophos Anti-Virus O/S support DLL)
  • SAVI.dll - Sophos Anti-Virus interface DLL
  • veex.dll - Sophos Anti-Virus detection engine DLL
  • native.exe - Native Application
  • SCTBootTasks.exe - Boot Tasks
  • cli.exe - Sophos Cleanup Tool (Sophos Cleanup Tool CLI)
  • control.dll - control Dynamic Link Library
  • rkdisk.dll - Sophos rootkit detection library
  • SCTCleanupService.exe - Reboot Cleanup Service

How do I remove Sophos confic-a Cleanup Tool?

You can uninstall Sophos confic-a Cleanup Tool 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 confic-a Cleanup Tool, 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 confic-a Cleanup Tool.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.66%
Windows XP 26.83%
Windows Vista 9.76%
Windows 10 9.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 27.50%
Windows 7 Professional 15.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.50%
Windows 10 Pro 2.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.54%
  Canada 7.69%
  United Kingdom 7.69%
  Italy 5.77%
  Brazil 3.85%
  Singapore 1.92%
  South Africa 1.92%
  Belgium 1.92%
  France 1.92%
  Mexico 1.92%
  Germany 1.92%
  Ireland 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.03%
Hewlett-Packard 25.81%
Acer 12.90%
ASUS 9.68%
Intel 3.23%
Sony 3.23%
Lenovo 3.23%
American Megatrends 3.23%
Toshiba 3.23%
Common models
ECS A780GM-A 5.56%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 2.78%
Sony VGN-SZ381P 2.78%
Parallels Software Intern... 2.78%

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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