How do I install sophos home?


Sophos Home Premium is available to U of I affiliates for personal use while the university maintains licensing with Sophos. This software is NOT to be used on university managed equipment.

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Step 1

Go to this link on the machine you wish to install it on:

Enter your work email into the box below. You can use your personal email to sign up later. 

This is a picture of the work email entry field.

Step 2

Click the Create Account button in the email you recieved. 

This is a picture of the create account button.


Step 3

Create an account or log in:

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

This is a picture of a so fuss registration page.


Step 4

  • Confirm your Email account by the email address provided above. 
  • Follow the link provided in the Email and Login with email & password.


Step 5

Select Download once logged in and at the dashboard. This will download an install file to your downloads folder.

This is a picture of the so fuss welcome message.


Step 6

Open the SophosInstall file created after downloading and run the installer. You will need to give permission as your computer's administrator for the process to run and complete.

Installation will occur and complete from there.

Run the installer, go through the process until installation is complete.
This is an image of the so fuss installation window.




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