Advisory: Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows 2000/XP/2003 – conflict with Update Rollup 1 for Windows 2000 SP4


Customers using Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows 2000/XP/2003 version 5 may experience problems after updating to Microsoft Update Rollup 1 for Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4) – KB891861.


Once this update has been applied, computers can take up to 15 minutes to log on to the network.


Note: A separate knowledgebase article covers another slow startup issue.


What to do


Exclude the following file from on-access scanning:



  • C:\winnt\system32\mswsock.dll

 

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