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Installing Anti-Virus Software: Windows PC Users

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Windows PC Users


  1. Go to
  2. Enter your Knox e-mail address including and password when prompted.
  3. Single click on Win_Sophos_Installer.exe.
  4. Click Save to save the file on your machine.
  5. Close your browser.
  6. Find and double click the dowloaded file.
  7. Click Install.
  8. The installation program will now automatically run. A black window may open. This may take several minutes.
  9. Once the program has completed the installation, a shield icon should appear in the Taskbar. Right Click on the icon and select Update Now.

If you have any problems or questions about these instructions please contact the ITS Help Desk, 309/341-7700, or email

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Printed on Saturday, August 01, 2015

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