Sophos AV free for home users now

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Re: Sophos AV free for home users now

Post by lmhjcr » November 5th, 2015, 11:51 am

I know and I still have to install the free upgrade to windows 10 on this windows 8.1 computer (just got it last year as an early Christmas gift). Just would have been nice to install it on the laptop as well - lol

Thanks Again. Just checking out the settings now :)

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Re: Sophos AV free for home users now

Post by lmhjcr » November 5th, 2015, 11:56 am

One more quick question - sorry :P I know that with Avast I could set how often it would check for updates and to automatically update the program. Any idea where I find that information on the free home version?

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Re: Sophos AV free for home users now

Post by lmhjcr » November 5th, 2015, 11:57 am

never mind - just found it -----

Updating the Sophos Home Software

The Sophos Home software automatically checks for virus and software updates many times per day and will download any updates that may be needed in the background, keeping itself up-to-date without the user having to do anything. If you want to manually check for updates, you can select to “Update now” from the Sophos shield icon menu (in the notification area in the Windows toolbar or in the top menu bar on a Mac).

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Re: Sophos AV free for home users now

Post by wd » November 5th, 2015, 12:02 pm

haven't installed home ver i have paid version on mine its under configure updating default is like every hour

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Re: Sophos AV free for home users now

Post by lmhjcr » November 5th, 2015, 2:05 pm

ran a complete scan once it was installed and nothing found :) and just checked looked at the icon and it says that it last checked for updates at 12:41 which was only 25 minutes ago so it looks like the home version checks frequently as well for updates :) Thanks Again for Everything :)

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Re: Sophos AV free for home users now

Post by Irabbit » December 26th, 2015, 11:07 am

I now have Sophos Home installed on my computer & tuned on the windows firewall. No problems with the install. My wife will be with the grandson for a few hours on Monday & I will install Sophos on her computer at that time.

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Re: Sophos AV free for home users now

Post by Fred0843 » December 26th, 2015, 5:34 pm

Thinking about giving Sophos a try. If I want to uninstall it how do I do it ?

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Re: Sophos AV free for home users now

Post by wd » December 26th, 2015, 5:43 pm

programs and features

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Re: Sophos AV free for home users now

Post by Fred0843 » December 26th, 2015, 5:59 pm

Ok I installed Sophos. Look good.Are all the setting automatic ?

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Re: Sophos AV free for home users now

Post by wd » December 26th, 2015, 6:02 pm

pretty much you can modify if u need exceptions

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