Sandboxie (Beta) Sandboxie (Beta) 5.27.1 for Windows

by David Xanatos

Avg. Rating 4.6 (507 votes)

File Details

File Size 5.9 MB
License Freeware
Operating System Windows 7/2000/Server 2003/Vista/XP
Date Added
Total Downloads 20,809
Publisher David Xanatos
Homepage Sandboxie
Other Versions

Publisher's Description

Sandboxie is a sandbox-based isolation software for 32-bit and 64-bit Windows NT-based operating systems. It creates a sandbox-like isolated operating environment in which applications can be run or installed without permanently modifying local & mapped drives or the windows registry. An isolated virtual environment allows controlled testing of untrusted programs and web surfing.

Latest Reviews

terrister

terrister reviewed v5.01.7 Beta on Aug 11, 2015

Now works with Windows 10
Great program.

CyberDoc999

CyberDoc999 reviewed v5.01.7 Beta on Aug 11, 2015

this is the gold standard very nice

CyberDoc999

CyberDoc999 reviewed v5.01.7 Beta on Aug 11, 2015

this is the gold standard very nice

CyberDoc999

CyberDoc999 reviewed v4.15.8 Beta on Jan 21, 2015

why does the file forum always point to the 32 bit version???

here is the 64 bit

http://www.sandboxie.com...dboxieInstall64-414.exe

CyberDoc999

CyberDoc999 reviewed v4.15.5 Beta on Nov 25, 2014

this version works OK

64 bit is

http://www.sandboxie.com...oxieInstall64-415-5.exe

nilst2006

nilst2006 reviewed v4.13.2 Beta on Aug 23, 2014

@ CyberDoc999 : Happened to me to. Had to re-install Windows and all software.

asaenz

asaenz reviewed v4.05.08 Beta on Sep 3, 2013

I believe Sandboxie has been "buggy" lately to the point that I had to uninstall recent versions and reinstall a previous version (3.74) in order to be able to use it. Updating wasn't an issue before but lately I'm reluctant to update.

CyberDoc999

CyberDoc999 reviewed v3.81.08 Beta on Sep 2, 2012

the updates are buggy
since version 3.72
I can not get Sandboxie to install.... it fails to install the driver
and now I can not get any version to install.....

asaenz

asaenz reviewed v3.81.04 Beta on Aug 13, 2012

@rickhfx Sandboxie default is to delete files. You have the option of setting up Sandboxie to shred files and 2 methods are supported (Sdelete/Eraser) under sandbox settings ... possibly other places to access those settings. Sdelete will NOT function properly until you have run it once and answered the EULA. While the shredding process is working a red 'X' will appear on the Sandboxie tray icon until the entire shredding process is completed and then you can delete the contents of another sandbox.

rickhfx

rickhfx reviewed v3.81.03 Beta on Jul 6, 2012

Are sandboxed file deleted or shredded when closing? Deleted files are still on the hard drive and can be recovered. Shredding would over write and destroy them, a better security idea.

Avg. Rating 4.6 (507 votes)
Your Rating
terrister

terrister reviewed v5.01.7 Beta on Aug 11, 2015

Now works with Windows 10
Great program.

CyberDoc999

CyberDoc999 reviewed v5.01.7 Beta on Aug 11, 2015

this is the gold standard very nice

CyberDoc999

CyberDoc999 reviewed v5.01.7 Beta on Aug 11, 2015

this is the gold standard very nice

CyberDoc999

CyberDoc999 reviewed v4.15.8 Beta on Jan 21, 2015

why does the file forum always point to the 32 bit version???

here is the 64 bit

http://www.sandboxie.com...dboxieInstall64-414.exe

CyberDoc999

CyberDoc999 reviewed v4.15.5 Beta on Nov 25, 2014

this version works OK

64 bit is

http://www.sandboxie.com...oxieInstall64-415-5.exe

nilst2006

nilst2006 reviewed v4.13.2 Beta on Aug 23, 2014

@ CyberDoc999 : Happened to me to. Had to re-install Windows and all software.

asaenz

asaenz reviewed v4.05.08 Beta on Sep 3, 2013

I believe Sandboxie has been "buggy" lately to the point that I had to uninstall recent versions and reinstall a previous version (3.74) in order to be able to use it. Updating wasn't an issue before but lately I'm reluctant to update.

CyberDoc999

CyberDoc999 reviewed v3.81.08 Beta on Sep 2, 2012

the updates are buggy
since version 3.72
I can not get Sandboxie to install.... it fails to install the driver
and now I can not get any version to install.....

asaenz

asaenz reviewed v3.81.04 Beta on Aug 13, 2012

@rickhfx Sandboxie default is to delete files. You have the option of setting up Sandboxie to shred files and 2 methods are supported (Sdelete/Eraser) under sandbox settings ... possibly other places to access those settings. Sdelete will NOT function properly until you have run it once and answered the EULA. While the shredding process is working a red 'X' will appear on the Sandboxie tray icon until the entire shredding process is completed and then you can delete the contents of another sandbox.

rickhfx

rickhfx reviewed v3.81.03 Beta on Jul 6, 2012

Are sandboxed file deleted or shredded when closing? Deleted files are still on the hard drive and can be recovered. Shredding would over write and destroy them, a better security idea.

asaenz

asaenz reviewed v3.81.01 Beta on Jun 28, 2012

Few bugs but nevertheless very useful when you need a sandbox. Among its more obvious uses, I use it to run some software that might get settings corrupted to avoid having to reinstall application. I would appreciate some indication/log of changes to decide if I want to try beta testing a particular version. Also good for running multiple instances of a program if you need to do so.

Music4Ever

Music4Ever reviewed v3.69.04 Beta on May 22, 2012

Well worth the small payment for this application, it does what it says & does it well.

nilst2006

nilst2006 reviewed v3.65.07 Beta on Mar 20, 2012

One of the best software around. Good protection. Haven't had much issue with this. Work well. Is a must have.

henrypeck

henrypeck reviewed v3.65.07 Beta on Mar 19, 2012

will not work with windows 8 beta

Hall9000

Hall9000 reviewed v3.65.01 Beta on Feb 28, 2012

I installed it on a friend's computer. He's running win7 on it and he has the bad habit of killing it because of the sites he likes to visit. Just think big b***b dot com. :P Now I'm hoping he will use the tray icon to launch his browser. If there was only one thing I could change it absolutely would be to have a large desktop widget instead of or with a tray icon just for better ease of use.

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