- Close any open applications.
- Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Add/Remove Program.
- Find the antivirus product in the list. Select it and click on Change/Remove.
- Wait for it to finish uninstalling, then restart your computer.
Download Sophos Antivirus. You will need to log in with your NetID and password to access it.
Once the file downloads, close all windows. Locate the file on your desktop and double-click it to start the installation.
If you are using Windows 8 or 8.1, you will see a SmartScreen Prompt. Click the “More info” link.
Click Run Anyway
Click Start to extract the files needed for installation.
Once the files have been extracted, click OK.
Click OK. (There is no user name or password needed.)
Installation will begin.
The Sophos Antivirus icon is a blue shield, which will appear in your toolbar. Sophos will automatically check for any needed updates.