What is SophosFS.exe?

SophosFS.exe is 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.

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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

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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
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%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
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%SYSTEMROOT%\CryptoGuard\D4E67332 new file created
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SophosFS.exe's virus check

79%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

17%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

4%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

SophosFS.exe user rating

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of users rate SophosFS.exe as a useful program

18%

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

5%

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