Uninstall Sophos on OSX
This tutorial applies to the following operating system(s):
The Sophos license covers only active students and employees at UI. When you leave the University of Idaho, you will need to uninstall Sophos. This tutorial will walk you through the uninstall process to completely remove Sophos and get your machine ready for a new antivirus software.
Once you leave the University of Idaho, you will need to do a full uninstallation of Sophos antivirus to prepare your computer for a new antivirus program to be installed without error. This tutorial will guide you through the process of completely removing Sophos antivirus from your Macintosh machine.
The following screen confirms which device you selected previously. If this is correct, select “Install” to remove Sophos from your computer.
The installer may require you authenticate before proceeding, depending on how your Mac OS is setup. Key in your computer password, and select “OK” to continue.
When the uninstall is complete, select “Close” to finish.
Your system is now ready to install a new antivirus program such as AVG, Panda, Norton or McCaffee.