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If the Oxford Sophos Antivirus Installer fails to install Sophos for Windows it will display a red shield and the message Install Failed. There can be a number of reasons why the installation fails but the most common reason is that you already have another antivirus software product installed such as a product from Norton, Mc Afee, AVG and others.If you already have up to date antivirus software installed and protecting your computer then you don't need to install Sophos as well.Additional Sophos software is available to registered IT Support Staff - see the Information for IT Support Staff page.Sophos for Windows version 10.0 runs on Windows 7, XP (SP1a and above), Vista and 2000 (SP3 and above).Send an email to the address shown on the screen and attach the
Depending on the version of Sophos the shield may be solid (version 7) or appear as an outline (version 8). The current Sophos client will continue to update automatically until November 2012 at which point you will have to download and install a new version of the software.
If the username starts with any other letters and/or numbers, it may be using a local configuration (this is likely on college or departmental system); please check with your local IT Support staff before making any changes.