If the shield looks different, such as shown in the following picture, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) web page for explanations and possible solutions.Sophos generally pops up status messages from the shield to alert you to problems, as well as to confirm that Sophos is running properly.These instructions are primarily for people who want to install the Sophos software onto their personal laptop and/or desktop.
You may need to click on it or find the downloaded file and double-click on it.
You will see a dialog box with a progress bar as the files are extracted.
At this point you will see an installation progress screen.
While Sophos is updating the Sophos shield near the clock may disappear for a short time.
For example, after you start up your computer you may see a message telling you that all protection is enabled as shown below.