How do I install Sophos Home on an Apple computer?

This tutorial applies to the following operating systems:

 OS X

Request Anti-virus assistance

Step 1:

Go to this link on the machine you wish to install it on: https://www.sophos.com/en-us/products/free-tools/sophos-antivirus-for-mac-home-edition.aspx. Select Get Started.

Select Get Started Sophos

Step 2:

Create an account or log in:

  • Create: enter First & last name, email, and new password; Select Create Account.
  • Log in: Select Log; enter email & password; Select Log in.

Create an account or log in

Step 3:

Select Install once logged in and at the dashboard.

Select Install

Step 4:

Extract the zip file from the downloads folder. To extract files in OS X, right-click on the .zip package, and select Open With > Archive Utility and a new folder will appear containing uncompressed files.

Extract the zip from the downloads folder

Step 5:

Open the SophosInstall Folder created after extraction.

Open the Sophos Install Folder created

 

Step 6:

Run the installer.

Run the installer.

Run the installer

Step 7:

Select Continue in the intro of the installer.

Select Continue in the intro of the installer

Step 8:

Installation will occur and complete from there.

Installation will occur and complete from there.

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Article ID: 30
Created
Wed 12/6/17 9:41 AM
Modified
Fri 7/27/18 8:35 AM