What is SophosFS.exe?

SophosFS.exe is a part of SophosFileScannerService and developed by Sophos Limited according to the SophosFS.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like SophosFS.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

In such cases, SophosFS.exe can create unnecessary records and folders in the Windows registry. Check your PC to eliminate possible application conflicts and system failures.

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SophosFS.exe's description is "SophosFileScannerService".

SophosFS.exe is digitally signed by Sophos Limited.

SophosFS.exe is an .exe file.

SophosFS.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Sophos\Sophos File Scanner\SophosFS.exe

SophosFS.exe basic information

Description
SophosFileScannerService
Internal Name
SophosFS.exe
Version
1.7.721.0
Company
Hash
6ACA86A071EBFA7F1F30CAEB85D7BE70

SophosFS.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Sophos\Sophos File Scanner\SophosFileScanner.exe

SophosFS.exe actions

List of the actions SophosFS.exe executes on a user's PC
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\Health\ProcessNotification\Sophos File Scanner
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\Health\ProcessNotification\Sophos File Scanner\\IsRunning
new registry key parameter created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Sophos\Sophos Diagnostic Utility\Sophos Diagnostic Utility.lnk
new file created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\Remote Management System\ManagementAgent\Adapters\SDU
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\Remote Management System\ManagementAgent\Adapters\SDU\\DllPath
new registry key parameter created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Sophos\Sophos Home\desktop.ini
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus\Config\factory.home.xml
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus\Web Intelligence\swi_callout.inf
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus\Web Intelligence\swi_callout.sys
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus\Config\factory.xml
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Sophos Home
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Sophos Home\NotificationsV2
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Sophos Home\NotificationsV2\Toasts
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Sophos Home\NotificationsV2\Banners
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Sophos Home\NotificationsV2\Images
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Sophos Home\Logs
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Sophos Home\Drop
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Sophos\Sophos Home\Adapter.dll
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Sophos\Sophos Home\SophosHomeShellExt.dll
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Sophos\Sophos Home\SophosHomeShellExtX64.dll
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Sophos\Sophos Home\HomeTelem.exe
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Certificates\Sophos Home
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Certificates\Sophos Home\gsextendvalsha2g3r3.crl
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Sophos\Certificates\Sophos Home\gsextendvalsha2g3r3.crt
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Sophos\Sophos Home\integrity.dat
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Sophos\Sophos Home\SophosHomeScanProxy.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Sophos\Sophos Home\SophosUI.exe
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Sophos\Sophos Home
new catalogue created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\Home\\Path
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\Home\\ProductCode
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\Home\\ProductVersion
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\Telemetry\Plugins\Home
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\Telemetry\Plugins\Home\\Path
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Sophos\Telemetry\Plugins\Home\\Cmd
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\AuthorizedCDFPrefix
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\Comments
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\Contact
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\DisplayVersion
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\HelpLink
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\HelpTelephone
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\InstallDate
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\InstallLocation
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\InstallSource
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\ModifyPath
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\NoModify
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\NoRepair
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\Publisher
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\Readme
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\Size
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\EstimatedSize
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\SystemComponent
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\UninstallString
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\URLInfoAbout
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\URLUpdateInfo
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\VersionMajor
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\VersionMinor
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\WindowsInstaller
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\Version
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\Language
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{56D77655-6557-483A-ADA2-793BBA762CDE}\\DisplayName
new registry key parameter created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Sophos\Sophos Home
new catalogue created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\F262FD22
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\856EF75E
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\830B2061
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\764DEE8C
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\368ECE9D
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\3AEF1291
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\3BF75C8B
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\5FF19E37
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\B2195BC9
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\C11A9EDA
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\F37D255F
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\1DEC3CD1
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\B2F1D57E
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\2C14C0BA
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\30031C06
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\6523CB29
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\1ECFB994
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\2213D652
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\3D9E592B
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\2E2DE9A4
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\586F6187
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\69294172
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\7A964DEA
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\730DA6BF
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\51B1065D
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\A17AB586
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\D03CD0EB
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\3752FA30
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\2C06F2BD
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\0A4F8964
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\19501E74
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\B7BFBAE4
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\FFA76A56
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\03F03601
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\D4E67332
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\67A27E60
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\86E2AABE
new file created
%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\97074DAA
new file created

SophosFS.exe can create new files and directories in the Windows registry. Check your system's performance and eliminate file conflicts and junk.

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SophosFS.exe's virus check

80%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

16%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

4%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

SophosFS.exe user rating

79%

of users rate SophosFS.exe as a useful program

20%

of users find SophosFS.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

1%

of users find SophosFS.exe to be malicious or a scam

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