Sophos not auto updating
It is launched from the ‘All Users’ Start-up menu (C:\documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\Auto Update Monitor.lnk), and it runs as the logged on user name.The most used version is 184.108.40.2064, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version.Ensure all the necessary File & Printer Sharing ports are open on all routers/firewalls between the local and remote machines, and in any type of firewall software on the remote machine.
runs during the update as the system user, but impersonates the local Sophos SAU account.This is important because Sophos software uses the O/S for all Names Resolution.For Example: Open a CMD prompt, then Ping the remote machine by its Host Name. Net Bios over IP (Net BT/WINS), Net Bios over IPX, etc.). Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins.
It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run.Sophos Auto Update is the updater program which runs with Windows (in the background as a service) and automatically starts up when your computer boots.