Sophos configure updating greyed
To change the settings select So long as the shield is blue and white as shown then Sophos should be working correctly.
However you still need to update it as described below to protect against malware discovered since the installation package was built.
Sophos Endpoint Security and Control for Windows (also known as Sophos Anti-Virus) is a security application that provides a number of features for computer systems running Microsoft Windows, in particular protection against malware such as viruses.
You won't see the downloading screen during these automatic updates.
This will always happen (and is normal) if Sophos tries to update while your computer is disconnected from the Internet.
If your Internet connection is working correctly and the update fails, refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for some possible reasons and solutions.
You may need to click on it or find the downloaded file and double-click on it.
You will see a dialog box with a progress bar as the files are extracted.