Disable scanning for controlled applications

Important If a management console is used to administer Sophos Endpoint Security and Control on this computer, it may override any changes you make here.

If scanning for controlled applications is enabled, it might prevent you from uninstalling some applications. If you are a member of the SophosAdministrator group, you can temporarily disable scanning for controlled applications on this computer.

To disable scanning for controlled applications:

  1. On the Configure menu, click Application control.
  2. Clear the Enable on-access scanning check box.