Sophos Anti-virus for home use is free. The steps to download and install the software are presented below.
Note: You must have access to the Internet to install Sophos Anti-virus on a personally-owned computer.
- Open a browser and go to this site: https://home.sophos.com/
- Click on the large Get Started button.
- You will need to create a Sophos account if you haven't already done so. Enter the requested information and click on the Create Account button.
- An email will be sent to your email address. Open the email and confirm the new Sophos account by selecting the confirm email button:
- You will now be prompted to log into your new account on the Sophos website. Once you have logged in, follow the instructions to download and install the appropriate version of Sophos for your computer. They provide free versions for both Windows and Mac computers.