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Following the removal of Sophos AutoUpdate (SAU) the following registry key remains:
First seen in Sophos Endpoint Security 9.7
The AutoUpdate installer (uninstaller) cannot remove the key as other endpoint components (Anti-Virus, Client Firewall, etc.) may have registered themselves with SAU and written a key under the Plugins key.
Rather than potentially break SAU and component registrations the key is left.
This will have no effect on the operation of your computers.
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