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Program info

Estimated safety rating


savadminservice.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus. So, if savadminservice.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your PC against potential security problems.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus\SAVAdminService.exe

Normally, this program is found in C:\Program Files (x86)\Sophos\Sophos Anti-Virus\SAVAdminService.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is ed173d1a759e5b4a4f0b2c096cc97270.

Is running as a service


This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which perform useful features to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This app runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the full set of features of current PC processors. This is quite normal because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Sophos Administrator Service

The description extracted from the exe is Sophos Administrator Service.

File version

File version


 Sophos Limited

Company Sophos Limited.


 © 1989-2016 Sophos Limited,

Copyright notice © 1989-2016 Sophos Limited,

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


savadminservice.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to savadminservice.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Sophos Limited

Digitally signed by: Sophos Limited

Issuer name

 DigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1

Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.