sweepsrv.sys

Process name: Sophos Anti-Virus detection system service

Application using this process: Sophos Anti-Virus

Recommended: Check your system for invalid registry entries.

sweepsrv.sys

Process name: Sophos Anti-Virus detection system service

Application using this process: Sophos Anti-Virus

Recommended: Check your system for invalid registry entries.

sweepsrv.sys




Process name: Sophos Anti-Virus detection system service

Application using this process: Sophos Anti-Virus

Recommended: Check your system for invalid registry entries.

What is sweepsrv.sys doing on my computer?

sweepsrv.sys is a process belonging to Sophos Anti-Virus which protects your computer against Internet-bound threats such as spyware and trojans which can be distributed through e-mail or attack directly to the computer allowing unauthorized access to your computer. This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated.
Non-system processes like sweepsrv.sys originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.
sweepsrv.sys

In order to ensure your files and data are not lost, be sure to back up your files online. Using a cloud backup service will allow you to safely secure all your digital files. This will also enable you to access any of your files, at any time, on any device.

Is sweepsrv.sys harmful?

This process is considered safe. It is unlikely to pose any harm to your system.
sweepsrv.sys is a safe process

Can I stop or remove sweepsrv.sys?

Most non-system processes that are running can be stopped because they are not involved in running your operating system. Scan your system now to identify unused processes that are using up valuable resources. sweepsrv.sys is used by 'Sophos Anti-Virus'.This is an application created by 'Sophos'. To stop sweepsrv.sys permanently uninstall 'Sophos Anti-Virus' from your system. Uninstalling applications can leave invalid registry entries, accumulating over time.

Is sweepsrv.sys CPU intensive?

This process is not considered CPU intensive. However, running too many processes on your system may affect your PC’s performance. To reduce system overload, you can use the Microsoft System Configuration Utility to manually find and disable processes that launch upon start-up.

Why is sweepsrv.sys giving me errors?

Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.







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