Virus Protection for WVU Students, Faculty and Staff (Sophos)

Overview:

WVU students, faculty and staff can download Sophos Home for free on the following devices:

  • Microsoft Windows desktop or laptop
  • Apple Mac desktop or laptop

Users can install this software on up to three personal computers. For WVU-owned computers, contact your local IT support.

How do I get Sophos for my personal computer?

  1. Visit freeav.wvu.edu and click Get Free Sophos.
  2. Enter your WVU email address and click Get Sophos Home. You will receive an email with instructions on how to create a Sophos account.
  3. Follow the instructions in the email to create a Sophos account.
  4. After receiving the confirmation email, click the Confirm email button to finish creating your account.
  5. Log into the Sophos Home website at home.sophos.com with your Sophos account to download Sophos Home for your machine or email a link to install Sophos Home on another device.

Need help installing Sophos Home?

Visit Sophos Home Support at support.home.sophos.com/hc/en-us to view installation guides and other support articles.

Details

Article ID: 60285
Created
Mon 8/13/18 3:42 PM
Modified
Fri 9/20/19 1:27 PM