Sophos Anti-Virus Installation for Windows

A. Downloading and Installing Sophos Anti-Virus

  1. Follow this link and login using your Bates username and password.
    https://transact.bates.edu/downloads/index.php?RESOURCE=Sophos/Windows/SophosEndpoint.exe
  2. This will download a file “SophosEndpoint.exe”.
  3. After the download is complete, double click on the SophoseEndpoint.exe file to start the installation process.  Sophos will install all the basic files necessary to run and then proceed to automatically update.  This process may take some time.  When it is complete, a shield icon will appear in the system tray, most likely in the lower right corner of the screen.  At this point, you can throw away the SophosEndpoint.exe file since the installation is complete.
  4. Sophos is now configured and your computer is now fully protected.

For a copy of the Sophos user manual please see http://www.sophos.com/en-us/medialibrary/PDFs/documentation/sesc_103_heng.pdf

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