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Installing Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac OSX
To install Sophos Anti-Virus on Mac OS X, follow these steps.
Download Sophos Anti-Virus
from the Sophos site.
Select the correct version for the version of OS X running on your computer.
To check which version you have, select the Apple icon in the top left of your screen, and then
About this Mac
Once the download is finished, open the downloaded .dmg file. Sophos will be listed as a mounted device in Finder.
Open the Sophos installer, and select the Sophos Anti-Virus Home Edition.pkg file.
The installer will open. Select Continue.
Read the Important Information and select Continue.
Read the Software License Agreement and select Continue.
Make sure your hard drive is selected as the install location and select Install. You may need to enter your computer's password.
You should see the message, The installation was completed successfully.
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