Sandboxie runs your programs in an isolated space which prevents them from making permanent changes to other programs and data in your computer. It offers secure web browsing by running your Web browser under the protection of Sandboxie means that all malicious software downloaded by the browser is trapped in the sandbox and can be discarded trivially. It has enhanced privacy where browsing history, cookies, and cached temporary files collected while Web browsing stay in the sandbox and don't leak into Windows. It prevents wear-and-tear in Windows by installing software into an isolated sandbox.
What is new in this release:
- Added new Sbie setting BlockNetworkFiles. It is available under Sandboxie Settings -> Restrictions.
- When BlockNetworkFiles=y, sandboxed applications are blocked from reading network files or folders. Individual files/folders can be opened for reading/writing using the normal Resource Access settings.
- Fixed hang when starting MS Office applications.
- Eliminated error SBIE2314 Cancelling process xxxx.exe (xxxx / 9)
- Proxy Auto Config (PAC) files were not functioning in Win 10 Anniversary.
- Vivaldi is now supported.
- Fixed the Microsoft Account Sign-in Assistant issues (hotmail.com, outlook.com, etc.)
- Fixed clipboard copy/paste failure from sandbox to host.
- Fixed Actual Window Manager.
What is new in version 5.10:
- Sandboxie binaries are now dual-signed (SHA1 & SHA256) to eliminate IE 11 and Windows 10 certificate warnings.
- Fixed Win 10 FR Build 14267
- Fixed Win 10 FR Build 14271
What is new in version 5.0.8:
- Improvements to application startup. Applications start faster and Windows 10 race conditions have been fixed.
- A problem with splwow64.exe in Win 8.1+ 64 bit has been fixed. If a user printed from inside the sandbox using a 32 bit app, printing outside the sandbox would no longer work.
- Office 2013 in Windows 10 is working under Sandboxie again.
- F12 Developer Tools now works in IE-11.
- In rare instances, SandboxieRpcSs.exe or SandboxieDcomLaunch.exe would not end when all other applications had exited.
- A file named c:program.exe no longer prevents SandboxieRpcSs.exe from starting.
- The known conflicts list in templates.ini has been updated.
- Fixed wrong Windows version # reported for Windows 8.1. Windows 8.1 was reported as Windows 8.0.
- Windows 10 fast ring build 14251 "IsHungAppWindow" hook issue.
- Fixed rare Chrome 64 error SBIE2303 Could not hook VerifyCatalogFile (888).
- Fixed a few oversights in the Firefox extension compatibility changes in 26.1.0 that should improve compatibility with a number of Firefox extensions.
- Changed memory handling to (hopefully) address the memory inflation issues some people have experienced with 26.1.0.
- Updated YouTube compatibility, which should once again allow users to choose between Flash and HTML5 players on YouTube.
What is new in version 4.12:
- 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.