Sandboxie to Prevent Virus Infecting your PC

We have so many software upcoming for windows every day. It also means, the security threat level can possibly be increased on the other track. In this case, there are high chances of getting infected with virus, malware, trojan, worms and adware kind of programs. Every one is not using high security anti virus or firewall softwares in their system. Ofcourse, which is pretty much not possible to identify one among the thousands available in the market.

Generally windows is an operating system which has more number of users and thats being the reason targeted by hackers across the world to identify vulnerabilities either in windows or the software in use by the user. In order to combat these increasing online threats, we can use a program to run our software’s in an isolated environment.

What is Sandboxie

Sandboxie is a sandbox based isolated program. Available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. It creates a sandbox like isolated operating environment helps for running unsecured softwares. Also it provides a secured browsing while running browser apps through it. You can run any type of software installed in your system already. Sandboxie is managed by sandboxie control associated with it. This manages the programs running over the application.

How to run your programs inside sandboxie

If you suspect any program may be harmful, first install sandboxie in your system. Then start installing that program in your windows machine. As soon as you installed the program it will be start running under sandboxie. To run your installed software just right click on it and select run sanboxed. This will protect your system if any harmful programs associated with the installed software.

When you run software under sandboxie you will be indicated with [#] symbol. This indicates that your program was running under sandboxie. So after installing sandboxie you can see all your installed programs are running under this platform. This will be a secured platform for your PC and also towards your data.

While running applications in sandboxie if we need to save any data from the particular application you will be prompted with a recovery box. This recovery box have the option to save the files in the destination. It is recovered from sandboxie and stored in the user defined destination.

Sandboxie supports for all recently popular windows versions like XP, Vista and Windows 7. It is available in both 32 and 64-bit versions. So by using this you can make a secured PC and a secured browsing environment. This provides a lot of security towards running miscellaneous software running on your operating system. One more information about sandboxie is, it is a proprietary software.

Initially it comes with 30 days trial and you can extend it by buying the license. Try sandboxie and secure your windows operating system. Share your comments about this article in the comment box.

About the Author: Robin C

Security Consultant, Engineer, Technology Enthusiast and Blogger.

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  1. I’ve often read reviews about this software and I have always wanted to have it, hopefully this site held a giveaway sanboxie license key pro, because I will try my luck again 🙂
    BTW This review is very good

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