Sandboxie 3.62

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.

These are the changes to Sandboxie since version 3.60

Bug Fixes

  • Sandboxie Control would crash if one of the Quick Recovery folders is a reparse point
  • Sandboxie Control would not forget its window size and position in a multiple monitor setup.
  • A file that matches a direct access setting could be handled incorrectly (1) if renamed to a name which no longer matches any direct access settings; or (2) if its parent folder did not exist outside the sandbox.
  • Direct access exclusions to window class names would not always apply under 64-bit Windows.
  • Incorrect handling of access to files in the sandbox using a file ID rather than a file name.
  • Improved dropping of files into the Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers in a drag-and-drop scenario.
  • On Windows Vista and Windows 7, installation of ActiveX components that involve running an EXE file were not elevated correctly.
  • Programs running in the sandbox were not able to manage taskbar thumbnail buttons on Windows 7.
  • Fixed an incompatibility with the Fault Tolerant Heap on Windows 7.

Improved compatibility with other software

  • Sandboxie will automatically run the Software Compatibility when new software is installed.
  • Security software: Home-Guard Activity Monitor, FortKnox Firewall, F-Secure 2012
  • Browsers: Scrapbook add-on, FoxNotes add-on, Windows Search for IE 8, Chrome Sync Data feature.
  • Utilities: Typing Assistant, FeedDemon
  • Hardware: N-Trig DuoSense tablet software, nVidia Stereoscopic 3D Driver

Download: Sandboxie 3.62 | 2 MB (Shareware)
View: Sandboxie Website

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