Running Sophos UTM Endpoint Protection on Windows 8

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Sophos UTM 9 Endpoint Protection will be compatible with Windows 8 from launch.

Known to apply to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s)
Sophos UTM Endpoint Protection.

Operating systems
Windows 8.

Running Sophos UTM Endpoint Protection on Windows 8.

  • Download the latest endpoint installer through UTM Webadmin and distribute the software as you would for any other operating system.
  • On computers already running UTM Endpoint Protection, make sure those endpoints have been updated to version 10.2.0 prior to upgrading to Windows 8. This update may have been effected automatically or manually.
  • Windows 8 has a new Windows 8 style UI and a new style of messaging called 'Toast'. UTM Endpoint Protection uses toast to supply information to your computers.

Further information on UTM9 installable extensions and Windows 8: See knowledgebase article 118296

If you need more information or guidance, then please contact technical support.

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