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Installation of Sophos Endpoint Security and Control

  1. Uninstall Other Anti-Virus Programs or Older Version of Sophos Endpoint Security and Control

  2. Installation Procedure

  3. Update Sophos Endpoint Security and Control

  4. Run Sophos Endpoint Security and Control
     

1. Uninstall Other Anti-Virus Programs or Older Version of Sophos Endpoint Security and Control

1.1 Uninstall other anti-virus programs

Running more than one anti-virus programs on a PC may create conflicts or compatibility issues.  So please uninstall all anti-virus programs BEFORE you install Sophos Endpoint Security and Control. 

1.2 Uninstall older version of Sophos Endpoint Security and Control

When installing Sophos Endpoint Security and Control program version 10.x,  it will automatically remove the older version (i.e 9.x) during the installation process.  If not, please remove the older version before installing a new version.  


2. Installation Procedure

2.1 Download the Sophos program here (HKU Portal login is required).

2.2 Run the "Sophos Endpoint Security and Control" installation program.

2.3 The following pop-up will be shown.  Click OK to continue.

Installation of Sophos Endpoint Security and Control
 

2.4 The Sophos Endpoint Security and Control will be automatically installed and the following pop-up will be shown.  Please do not close this box until the installation is completed.

WinZip Self Extractor

cmd Command

Configures Sophos

Configures Sophos

Downloading Package

2.5 After successful installation, you will see the icon Sophos Icon at the right of your Windows taskbar.  Please wait for two minutes before you restart your PC. 

2.6 To free up some disk space, user could remove the c:\tmpsav directory.


3. Update Sophos Endpoint Security and Control

Sophos is preconfigured to automatically search for, download and install updates to keep using the latest virus signatures. 

3.1 To manually update Sophos Endpoint Security and Control, right-click the icon Sophos Icon and click "Update now".

Update Now
 

3.2 Sophos Anti-Virus will download, install and update the files.

Installing Package


4. Run Sophos Endpoint Security and Control

4.1 To manually run Sophos Endpoint Security and Control, right-click the icon Sophos Icon and click "Open Sophos Endpoint Security and Control". 

Opne Endpoint Security and Control

     Or search for Sophos Endpoint Security and Control from the Windows task bar. 

Sophos Endpoint Security and Control
4.2 To scan your computer, click the icon Scan computer.