Sophos Anitvirus

Mac Instructions:

Mac OS X – Sophos Anti-Virus

  • 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • 10.10 (Yosemite)
  • 10.9 (Mavericks)
  • 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
  • 10.7 (Lion)
  • 10.6 (Snow Leopard)

To download this software you will need to use your Williams College username and password to authenticate.
Upon completion, Sophos Anti-Virus should be automatically configured for automatic updating and the real-time scanner pre-enabled to remove viruses when they are seen.
To manually update, click on the black shield on your clock bar and choose “Update Now.”
Problems with the installation? Try uninstalling the pre-existing version from your Mac with this Sophos Anti-Virus Remover for Mac OS.

Windows Instructions:

Windows – Sophos Endpoint Security and Control


  • Windows 10, 8, 7

To watch the progress of the installation just right click on the blue shield near your system clock and choose “View updating status”

The installer is automated and requires no user intervention.

When the installation is complete the option to “Open Sophos Endpoint Security and Control” will be bold when you right click on the white shield containing a blue “S”*