Sophos AV error on a Domain controller

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Hi All,

I get this error and need help how to fix it.

Activation context generation failed for "C:Program FilesSophosSophos Anti-VirusBackgroundScanClient.exe". Dependent Assembly Microsoft.VC80.CRT,processorArchitecture="x86",publicKeyToken="1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b",type="win32",version="8.0.50727.4053" could not be found. Please use sxstrace.exe for detailed diagnosis.


Answered By 80 points N/A #113636

Sophos AV error on a Domain controller


Hello Jaseon,

You can perform the following solution to be able to fix your problem.

  • Go to windows control panel
  • Then go to administrative tools
  • Right click SophosSAUcomputername0
  • Go to members of
  • Add users group
  • Click OK
  • Return to desktop
  • Right click the sophos shield
  • Choose update now

I hope it might help. Do not hesitate to ask for any help if there anymore problem. Good luck and regards,


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