Sophos not auto updating


Right-click on the Oxford Sophos Antivirus Installer screen and select Once complete you should have a file called on the desktop.

The Oxford Sophos Antivirus Installer window will display instructions together with an email address.

Note that problems with a departmental or college computer should generally be referred to your local IT Support staff.

If you are looking for information about the Flashback/Flashfake virus infection on Mac computers please see our Flashback page for removal tools and other information about protecting your machine and data.

Below is a list of commonly asked questions concerning Sophos Anti-Virus.

If you have any questions about the software and how to install or operate Sophos that is not in the Windows Instructions, Mac Instructions or Linux Instructions, and that is not answered below, refer to your local IT Support or contact the Help Centre.

To turn off this feature and then install Sophos, please follow these steps.

Sophos only works well if you frequently update the files used to identify threats.

In some cases, it may prevent you from accessing an entire web site, if that site poses a risk.

Since the update, none of the endpoints are updating.

We have endpoint protection enabled through the UTM.

This version of Sophos is for personal, home use only by current OHIO employees and students.

For university-owned computers, please see the Sophos - Departmental page.

If you are running a non-university anti-virus program, including home versions of Mc Afee like Mc Afee Internet Security, you will need to manually remove that software before trying to install Sophos.

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