Authorize adware and PUAs

Important If a management console is used to administer Sophos Endpoint Security and Control on this computer, it may override any changes you make here.

If you want to run adware or an application that Sophos Anti-Virus has classified as potentially unwanted, you can authorize it.

To authorize adware and PUAs:

  1. Click Home > Anti-virus and HIPS > Configure anti-virus and HIPS > Configure > Authorization.
  2. On the Adware or PUAs tab, in the Known adware or PUAs list, select the adware or PUA.
  3. Click Add.
The adware or PUA appears in the Authorized adware or PUAs list.
Note You can also authorize adware and PUAs in Quarantine manager. For information on how to do this, see Deal with adware and PUAs in quarantine.