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Installation of Sophos Antivirus on Windows

Installation of Sophos Antivirus on Windows


This manual describes the installation of Sophos Endpoint and Security Control 10.3 on a Windows system (Windows 8,8.1,10).


1. Download and Start the Installer

Download the latest version of the installer from the page access and start the installer.

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2. Accept the License Terms 

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3. Select the Installation Directory

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4. Configuration of the Update Server 

Enter the corresponding update URL for your product. A user name/password is not required.

Please notice:

The corresponding update URL can be found here: access.

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5. Sophos Client Firewall

Provided the Sophos Client Firewall is supported by your system, you can choose whether you want the firewall component to be installed. 

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6. Third-Party Software 

At this point the setup offers to automatically remove virus scanners of other manufacturers where available. Simultaneously running multiple virus scanners on the same system is most likely to cause problems.  

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7. Completing the Installation

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last changed on 07/14/2022

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