How do I install Sophos Home on Windows?

This article applies to the following operating systems:


Request Anti-virus assistance

Step 1:

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

Select Download Free Edition.

Select Get Started

Step 2:

Click to Download Now:

Step 3:

Create an account or log in:

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

Create an account or log in

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.

Select Install

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.
Run the installer

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