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4) Scan Local Drives : This invokes the application to scan local drives. To access the Quarantine Manager click the Black Shield and choose Open Quarantine Manager.
To check for viruses manually click the Black Shield and select Scan Local Drives.
The DMG auto mounts (labled as “Sophos Anti-Virus Home Edition OS X 10.4 ”) on a default Mac system and opens a window with a two step process.
The first is to to check the link labeled “Before You Install.html” which redirects you to the Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition Free Talk / Mac Talk User Forum where you can read through issues other users may be having ahead of time as well as system-wide announcements that may affect the version you are using on your system.
The Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition Black Shield icon has 9 clickable selections as follows in the respective top down order. : This opens the Quarantine Manager to review and act.
1) Update Now : This checks for the latest update files. 8) Hide Status in Menu Bar : This hides the Black Shield from the menu bar.
You will be walked through the Sophos End-User License Agreement for Consumers (EULA) and will have to agree to their licensing terms before proceeding.To keep your anti-virus protection up to date, the installer will connect (via the Internet) to Sophos and configure anti-virus updates.The Standard Install will take approximately 182 MB of hard disk space.If you end up hiding the Black Shield and want to get it back you can use Finder to navigate to Applications and click on the Sophos Anti-Virus application (which is a blue shield) this will load a blue shield on your dock where you can right click to see similar items seen using the Black Shield as follows: 1) Update Now : This checks for the latest update files.2) Cancel Update : This cancels the update in progress.