Sophos Antivirus version 7 to version 9 Upgrade March 11, 2011 17:00

Sophos Antivirus 7 for Windows will be reaching end-of-life on March 31, 2011. You may have already seen pop-up warnings about this.

UBC IT will be providing the latest version, Sophos Antivirus 9 for Windows on March 11, 2011 beginning at 17:00. All computers currently running the UBC IT provided Sophos 7 for Windows will be automatically upgraded to Sophos 9. Due to high server load, your installation of Sophos may fail to download updates but it will continue trying every 2 hours. If you continue to encounter problems after Wednesday, March, 16, please contact the UBC IT Help Desk.

Please see the UBC IT Sophos webpage ( for more information.