Sophos antivirus always updating
Authorized users will always be able to download the latest version of the SAV software onto the target system directly from Computing Services' highly available servers.
In cases where computer systems are being disposed of, this software should be uninstalled or erased prior to the disposal of the system.
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.
False positives hitting antivirus updates have affected all vendors from time to time.
The consequent problems are at their worst when Windows operating system files are falsely classified as potentially malign and quarantined, resulting in unstable or unusable Windows boxes.
If you already have up to date antivirus software installed and protecting your computer then you don't need to install Sophos as well.Sysadmins were bombarded with automated alerts by email about the bogus problem.