Windows Antivirus Protection - Sophos Home
Free download and 30-day trial of Sophos Home Premium
Why Your Windows PC Needs Antivirus Protection
The cyber threat landscape is evolving all the time and attack patterns are becoming even more sophisticated. It’s not just organizations that are being targeted by cybercriminals – individuals and their home PCs are on the radar as well. It’s time to move from legacy antivirus solutions to next-gen antivirus that is purpose-built for combatting advanced threats. Sophos antivirus for Windows offers all-encompassing business grade security that brings unparalleled protection to your Windows PCs and checks all the boxes.
Keep malware at bay with a deep malware scan that unearths hidden threats and removes them from your computer. AI threat detection capabilities leverage security intelligence to protect your PC from never-before-seen malware before it has a chance to create havoc. Sophos Home for Windows also uses cutting-edge ransomware technology to protect personal information. It stops unknown processes from encrypting your data and rolls back all changes.
With Sophos Home antivirus, you get protection for the whole family, which can be managed easily with a cloud-based interface. This security solution delivers enterprise-level web protection and parental web filtering for a safe and secure web-browsing experience.
Download a free trial of Sophos Home and get comprehensive security for your Windows 7, 8, 10, and 11 PC.
Frequently Asked Questions
The following are the system requirements (latest OS version for full system support):
- Windows 7
- Windows 8 and 8.1
- Windows 10
- Windows 11
Note: ARM architecture is not supported
Web browsers required to access the Sophos Home Dashboard:
- Microsoft Edge
- Chromium Edge
- Apple Safari
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
The following are the hardware requirements
- Memory - Minimum 4 GB of RAM
- Free disk space - Minimum 1 GB of free disk space
Note: Sophos Home Premium users need an additional 3GB of free space available for ransomware protection (CryptoGuard) to work.
A constantly growing threat landscape demands the same breadth of security that can mitigate all kinds of risks. The focus should be on deploying an antivirus that delivers comprehensive security ROI, and plugs all gaps that can be exploited by cybercriminals. You need protection against phishing attacks launched via emails and phishing websites, advanced anti-ransomware technology and predictive AI backed threat protection and much more. Threats have a nasty habit of sneaking into a PC, exploiting minimal security gaps. This is why third-party security like Sophos Home antivirus is a great way to keep your computer safe.
Please note that Sophos Home is for private and non-commercial use. If you would like to use Sophos cybersecurity in a business, commercial, or government organization, we invite you to try Sophos Central for free at Sophos.com