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Installing Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OS X

Introduction

The University has a site licence for Sophos for Windows which covers use on both University-owned and personal computers belonging to staff and students. The software must be removed when you leave the University or when the site licence expires in December 2020 (10/12/20).

Macs running MacOS X 10.6 and higher

Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OS X is only available for versions 10.6 and higher.

Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OS X works on the new Intel processor Macs as well as traditional PowerPC Macs.

1. Install all Apple Updates and restart your Mac.

2. Download the Sophos installation package. Click on the link below and save the file to your hard disk:

Sophos for Macs Running Mac OS X

3. Open the downloaded disk image.

4. Select Company web server. In the URL box, enter:

http://sophosdist.reading.ac.uk/dataosx/

5. No credentials are needed for the update location.

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