Unquoted paths in the Sophos Anti-Virus 10.3.7 installer cause the installation, upgrade or uninstallation of Sophos Anti-Virus to fail on 64-bit versions of Windows.
The following errors appear in the firewall system log: Protecting Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 computers that are in a workgroup from Sophos Enterprise Console 5.1 on Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 fails with the errors "Failed to launch setup.exe" and "2147942405".
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You may find that you cannot yet download and use the latest version on the list below.
This is because Sophos releases the software over a number of days, but publishes the release notes on the first day.
In the advanced Firewall Policy configuration dialog, under After upgrading to Windows 10 a computer with a standalone installation of Sophos Endpoint Security and Control that includes Sophos Client Firewall, the firewall configuration cannot be applied.
The following errors are logged in the firewall system log: After an upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10, the firewall Windows 7 driver is migrated but cannot be loaded and may cause a system error when the computer is booted.
Therefore, if a third-party LSP that is known to be incompatible is already installed on the computer, the Sophos LSP is not installed. Sophos Endpoint Security and Control is supported on Windows XP/2003/Vista/2008/7/8/2012/Windows 10.
For a full list of system requirements, see System Requirements for Antivirus protection for Windows.
Write access to controlled device type 'Floppy disk drives' blocked by the administrator". This happens because the VMware Tools service attempts to access the floppy drive every few seconds (and will continue to do so even if the floppy drive is no longer connected).
Automatic deployment of Endpoint Security and Control to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 from Enterprise Console requires Enterprise Console 5.2.1 R2 or later. Sophos, Sophos Anti-Virus and Safe Guard are registered trademarks of Sophos Limited, Sophos Group and Utimaco Safeware AG, as applicable.
We recommend that you upgrade to Endpoint Security and Control 10.3.15 before upgrading to Windows 10.