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Sophos Antivirus Installation
Instructions for Mac OS X

NOTE: Please make sure to uninstall any current antivirus that you may have running on your computer to prevent installation issues and system performance problems. 

  1. Navigate to the Software Download page and login with your netID and password. 

    login to software download page

  2. Once logged in, click on Sophos Antivirus for Mac OS X.

    sophos antivirus for mac

  3. Click on the Download button to start downloading.

    download file

  4. Once it's downloaded, click on the Install Sophos.pkg download.
  5. Click Continue

    click continue

  6. Click Continue. 

    click continue

  7. Click Install

    click install

  8. Enter the password for your computer. Click Install Software

    enter password

  9. The software will begin to install. 


  10. When the software is finished installing, click Close. 

    click close

  11. NOTE: On Mac OS 10.13 - 10.14, you may see a message that a System Extension is blocked. Click on Open Security Preferences

    extension blocked

  12. Click Allow. 

    click allow

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