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Install CrowdStrike on a BYOD computer
Install CrowdStrike on a BYOD computer
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Written by Ben Carrick
Updated over a week ago

🤔 Scenario: You use a personally-owned or “BYOD” computer for your work and you need to install CrowdStrike

💡 Solution: Use the relevant section below to choose the installer file for your OS. Once downloaded, simply follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation on your computer.

Estimated time for this process: 15 minutes

What is CrowdStrike?

  • CrowdStrike Falcon has been chosen by your organisation to provide robust Endpoint Security to all computers accessing company resources.

  • CrowdStrike Falcon provides next-generation endpoint protection by utilising artificial intelligence, behavioural analytics, and threat intelligence to swiftly detect, respond to, and prevent cyber threats across various devices and operating systems to ensure your devices and data are kept secure.


For Windows users follow these steps:

  1. On your PC, visit the installation link and download the installer

  2. Click the file to launch the set up and choose Yes to proceed

  3. Enter the Customer ID (B688B013CE724382A3907C0E86846247-8A) and accept the T&Cs.

  4. Once completed, you may close the window.

  5. That’s it! 🎉


For macOS users follow these steps:

  1. On your Mac, open a web browser and visit this link to initiate the download of the installer file.

  2. Once downloaded, click to launch the set up wizard. When prompted, enter the Customer ID checksum (B688B013CE724382A3907C0E86846247-8A) in the text field and Continue.

  3. Next you need to grant CrowdStrike various permissions it needs to run on your Mac. Click Setup then choose Allow.

  4. Next, you need to allow System Extensions. Click Open System Settings

  5. Then choose Allow.

  6. Lastly, you need to allow Full Disk Access. Ensure you have the following two apps toggled blue in the Security & Privacy settings pane.

  7. All done! 🎉 You’ll have three green ticks shown and you can now Finish

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