Free antivirus tool from Sophos

Sophos are offering a companion product to go along side your antivirus endpoint protection


Its available here


As Sophos say …



Infected with a virus? Unsure whether your existing antivirus software has detected and removed it? Still having problems and unsure where to turn to next? Sophos Virus Removal Tool can help.

Using cutting edge technology found in our enterprise-grade software, this powerful tool detects all types of malicious software on your computer—including viruses, spyware, rootkits and Conficker—and returns it to a working state.

The tool has direct access to virus data from SophosLabs, our global network of threat researchers, ensuring that even the very latest viruses are detected and removed. And it works alongside your existing antivirus.

Here’s how

  • Download the tool, run the program and put the Virus Removal Tool on your desktop.
  • Double click Sophos Virus Removal Tool and then click the Start scanning button
  • The tool scans your computer and removes any viruses it finds
  • You’re done


What it does

The Sophos Virus Removal Tool includes the same security features available in  Sophos Enduser Protection solution:

  • User memory scanning and cleaning
  • Kernel memory scanning and cleaning
  • File scanning