Uninstall Sophos security software

If you are a member of the SophosAdministrator group, you can uninstall the Sophos security software using Control Panel:

  • Sophos Endpoint Security and Control components (Sophos Anti-Virus, Sophos Client Firewall, Sophos AutoUpdate, Sophos Remote Management System)
  • Sophos SafeGuard Disk Encryption

To uninstall Sophos security software when tamper protection is enabled:

  1. On the Home page, under Tamper protection, click Authenticate user.

    For information about the Home page, see About the Home page.

  2. In the Tamper Protection Authentication dialog box, enter the tamper protection password and click OK.
  3. On the Home page, under Tamper protection, click Configure tamper protection.
  4. In the Tamper Protection Configuration dialog box, clear the Enable tamper protection check box and click OK.
    Tamper protection is disabled.
  5. In Control Panel, open Add or Remove Programs, locate the software you want to remove and click Change/Remove or Remove. Follow the instructions on screen for uninstalling the software.