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Cleanup of malware in Sophos Anti-Virus is performed by different accounts depending on how cleanup is initiated. This article explains which account is used for cleanup depending on which feature of Sophos Anti-Virus has called the cleanup request.
Applies to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s) Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows 2000+
Cleanup can be run as either:
The table below lists all the user actions of Sophos Anti-Virus that can request cleanup and the associated account.
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