Sandboxie 4.12

Sandboxie allows you to run your browser, or any other program, so that all changes that result from the usage are kept in a sandbox environment, which can then be deleted later.

When you browse the Web, changes occur to your computer system. Some harmless, like recording the addresses of Web sites you have visited, so the browser can help you complete a Web address that you type in. Some more harmful, like the unsolicited installation of malware. When you use Sandboxie to protect your browsing session, it catches all these changes just as the browser is about to apply them into your computer system. Sandboxie does record these changes on behalf of the browser, but it records them in a special isolated folder, called the sandbox. Thus, with Sandboxie, you can browse the Web securely while still keeping all your browser's functionality for active and dynamic content, such as Javascript and ActiveX. All undesired side effects, including the removal of malware, can be easily undone.

What's new in this version:

  • The MS Visual C++ redistributable libraries have been broken out into a separate download. These now download and install during the Sandboxie install. Installing them this way will enable them to be automatically updated by Windows Update should MS issue any hotfixes.
  • The auto-update feature is working again.
  • The Portuguese (Portugal) language has been fixed.

Download: Sandboxie 4.12 | 2.5 MB (Shareware)
View: Sandboxie Website | Release Notes

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^ Great product.

Friends don't let friends use the web unsandboxed!

I've been browsing the web with sandboxie on all my machines since 2007.

Aww what happened to the comment from the guy above me? I hope it wasn't deleted. Because that would be silly!

Edited by warwagon, May 30 2014, 3:13pm :

Aww, it is gone. It was an obvious joke, since I've noticed you talking about it often.

Didn't mean any offense nor wanted to troll.