You should uninstall your current virus protection before installing Sophos.When the installation process finishes, Sophos will perform a full update of its virus definitions and all related files.
Home Edition is unmanaged and will only get updates from Sophos servers.
Sophos license: The edition is unmanaged and will get updates from Sophos servers. Yearly renewal period starts when Fall semester begins.
Technology Help Desk staff are available to assist with the transition away from Sophos.
This change is being made for a variety of technical reasons and to ease some of the troubles involved in updating Norse Keys, which could lead to a computer being vulnerable to viruses.
The University has a site licence for Sophos Anti-Virus.