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Install Sophos on Mac

This page provides instructions for installing Sophos Anti-Virus on Mac OS.

The university licenses Sophos Anti-Virus for employees to use on their work computers as well as their home computers. 

 

Download

Download

Connect to the server to locate the file for download

  1. Click on the desktop to activate the Finder menu.
  2. Select Go > Connect to Server
  3. Enter smb://Software.oc.edu/dist/Sophos/ as the server address
  4. Press Connect.

 

Download and Open the Sophos File

Download and Open the Sophos File

Double-Click the Sophos.dmg file from the folder that opens to start the install. 

 

Double-Click the Sophos Installer

Double-Click the Sophos Installer

 

 

 

 

Click "Continue" to Start the Install

Click "Continue" to Start the Install

 

 

 

Click "Continue"

Click "Continue"

 

 

 

Click "Agree"

Click "Agree"

 

 

 

Wait.

Wait.

Wait while the program installs.

 

 

Click "Close"

Click "Close"

 

There should now be a shield icon in the menu bar at the top-right of the screen.

 

 

Update Sophos

Update Sophos
  1. Click the Sophos icon on the menu bar at the top-right corner of your screen.
  2. Select "Update Now" from the drop-down menu.

 

Possible Error message

Possible Error message

Occasionally another set up updates wil need to be installed before the auto-update service begins running.  If the error above occurs after you check for updates, follow the steps below to install more updates and start the auto-update service.

Launch Sophos

Launch Sophos
  1. Launch Sophos from the Applications folder
  2. Right-click on the Sophos icon in the menu bar
  3. Select Update Now.

 

Success

Success

This window should come up, and that means that you have successfully installed and updated Sophos Anti-Virus

 

 

Contact Support Central

If you have any questions or experience any problems with these instructions, please contact Support Central for assistance.

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