Antivirus Software for UTHSC Owned PCs and Macs
Note: this page is for UTHSC faculty and staff for use on university owned computers ONLY. Students should visit this Antivirus software page.
Antivirus Software for Windows
Sophos Endpoint Security
Sophos Endpoint Security for Windows XP/Vista/7/8.
Netid login required.
Download and run the Sophos installer file. During the installation process you may receive a notification that Forefront services are no longer running; this is normal. Once the software has been installed, the Sophos shield will appear in the bottom right hand corner of your screen and you can reboot your computer to complete the installation.
Antivirus Software for Mac OS X
Sophos Endpoint Security for Mac OSX 10.5-10.8
OSX Macintosh users, running OS X versions 10.5 (Leapord) to OSX 10.8 (Mountain Lion) can download Sophos Endpoint Security for Mac.
If you are currently running clamXAV you will need to download and run the ClamXAV Removal Tool to remove it from your computer. To install Sophos AV, download the installer and run it. Once the software has been installed, reboot to complete the installation.
ClamXAV for OSX 10.4 and Earlier
OSX Macintosh users, running OS X version 10.4 (Tiger) and earlier, can download ClamXAV , a free antivirus client for Mac.
Antivirus Software for Home Use
Sophos Endpoint Security is enterprise software and is not recommended for home use. There are a number of free solutions available; if you would like more information about choosing antivirus software that suits your needs, please contact the helpdesk at (901) 448-2222