When you download the installer you may receive a warning that the program may harm your computer because it is not commonly downloaded.
This is normal if you use a recent version of Internet Explorer, for example.
We also tried to right click on the Sophos icon in the tray and click on "Update Now".
This document describes the installation and/or upgrade of the Sophos Antivirus (SAV) product.The Uof R has licensed Sophos Antivirus for Windows 7/10, and OS X systems (10.9 and above) to be available for use on University owned equipment, including Evergreen machines, Evergreen opt-out equipment, machines purchased with APEA funds or any other Windows or Macintosh systems purchased with University funds.It is assumed that Sophos will continue to run on Windows systems prior to Windows 7 SP1 but this has not been tested.Below is a list of commonly asked questions concerning Sophos Anti-Virus.If you have any questions about the software and how to install or operate Sophos that is not in the Windows Instructions, Mac Instructions or Linux Instructions, and that is not answered below, refer to your local IT Support or contact the Help Centre.
Sophos Endpoint Security and Control for Windows (also known as Sophos Anti-Virus) is a security application that provides a number of features for computer systems running Microsoft Windows, in particular protection against malware such as viruses.