Go to the following folder and edit the file using notepad: For Windows 7 – Program Data Sophos Auto Update Config For Windows XP – Program Files Sophos Auto Update Config You may need to give the user editing the file permissions to write to the folder, my user account had read only.

In my scenario, Sophos changed our update username and password while I had a few clients on the road so I had to edit the Web Config_Secondary location.

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Hi, For the past two weeks we are experiencing problems with wbrs updates, as they keep failing and wbrs engine update keeps rolling back and reverting to factory due to unexpected failure.

Updates are set to 8h for wbrs and 3 h to all others.

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Usually the settings for Updating are centrally managed and deployed.

However, if you need to make a change follow the instructions below.

Sophos Home gives you parental control over the web content your children can access while on a Mac.

Simply select filtering categories for their safe online engagement with websites and social networking blogs.

I have been using this software to clean a number of our PCs, and have now added this key to the ignore list.

I have learned my lesson and in future will check vigorously before clicking the Clean button!!

What is interesting is that wbrs seems to fail when wbrs starts to applying component updates, because this operation takes to long, and after that wbrs fails.