Following an upgrade of the Sophos Core Agent the CPU usage increases over time.
The following can also be seen by opening Task Manager and clicking on the Details tab:
Note: These columns may not display by default and may need to be added to the view.
This is caused by an update to a Sophos driver which can introduce a timing issue on certain computers resulting in this behaviour.
The following sections are covered:
Applies from the following Sophos products and versions Central Windows Core Agent 2.5.2Central Server Core Agent 2.2.7
To resolve the issue restart the computer.
Note: This issue is fixed in an upcoming release of Sophos Core Agent 2.7.4.
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