Sophos Central Endpoint and SEC: Computers fail/hang on boot after the Microsoft Windows April 9, 2019 update. Please follow knowledge base article 133945
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This knowledge base article contains the considerations for installing and configuring Sophos on a Remote Desktop Services server.
First seen in Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows XP+
Operating system Windows 2003 Windows 2008 Windows 2012
Remote Desktop Services servers can be deployed with Sophos using the Protect Computers Wizard via the Sophos Enterprise Console. There are no special considerations
It maybe desirable to disable the Sophos Endpoint Security and Control icon on a Remote Desktop Services server - Citrix-based environments may also benefit - to save system memory in each user session.
Since the Sophos icon is already disabled, the desktop messaging will now no longer show as well. Sophos will continue to update in the background even if its icon is hidden.
To hide the Sophos Endpoint Security and Control icon, perform the following steps:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\AutoUpdate\Config
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