Sandboxie: Run Programs in Isolated Space in Hard Drive

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Sandboxie is a free program which can be used for safe and secure browsing session over the web and thereby preventing you from various spyware and malware activities. Sandboxie runs your programs in an isolated space in hard drive so that running programs cannot make any change to other programs or data in your computer.

Whenever you browse over the Internet, there are some changes which are made to your computer. Some of them are harmless, for e.g. the web sites you have visited are recorded and next time when you type the same address in search bar you automatically gets its address.

But there are some browsing sessions which are very harmful like malware and spyware activities which gets into your computer through web browsing. So when you use this free application, Sandbox it protects your web browsing session by catching all the changes which your web browser will make on your computer when you finish your browsing session.

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These changes are recorded in a folder named sandbox which is used to store all the web sessions. So with this free application, Sandboxie you can keep your browser functionality dynamic as well as active content like activex and javascript can access the web securely. So you can easily remove all the malware and other spyware activities very easily once you have Sandbox installed on your PC. Sandboxie is not a replacement for an antivirus, but instead it is a great fit with free antivirus software like Rising PC Doctor, Comodo BOClean, A-Squared, and Dr. Web Cureit to protect your system.

Lets see some advantages of this application, Sandboxie:

  • It has a support for all 32 and 64 bit windows vista and windows7
  • Improved support for Logitech set point mouse for scrolling horizontally and also has synaptic trackpad support for scrolling
  • All the third party software like Winamp, Nvda, Shortkey lite etc are supported by this free application, Sandboxie
  • All the Microsoft products like MS-Office, Windows media player11 etc are supported now
  • It also has an improved support for all the third party security applications like, Mcafee, Kaspersky, Avg etc.

Sandboxie basically runs all your programs in a isolated place named Sandbox, so while browsing malware or spyware are not able to make any changes to your permanent files.

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Works With: Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Free/Paid: Free