Sandboxie Plus 1.0.8 – FREE by Sophos

Sandbox software for application isolation and secure Web browsing

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Sandboxie is a proprietary sandbox-based isolation program for Windows operating systems. It creates a sandbox-like isolated operating environment.

There you may run or install all applications without completely modifying the local or mapped drive. An isolated virtual environment allows the controlled testing of untrusted programs and web browsing.

Sandboxie runs your programs in an isolated space. It prevents them from making everlasting modifications to different programs and data in your computer.

When you run a program on your computer, data flows from the hard disk to the program by way of reading operations. The data is then processed and displayed, and at last flows again from the program to the hard disk by way of write operations.

Sandboxie modifications the foundations such that write operations don’t make it again to your hard disk.

  • Intercept modifications to each of your files and registry settings, making it nearly not possible for any application to succeed outside the sandbox.
  • Traps cached browser items into the sandbox as a by-product of regular operation. So whenever you throw away the sandbox, all of the historical past records and different side-effects of your browsing disappear as nicely.

Benefits of the Isolated Sandbox:

  • Secure Web Browsing. If you run a Web browser under the protection of Sandboxie, all malicious application downloaded by the browser is trapped within the sandbox and may be discarded trivially.
  • Enhanced Privacy. Browsing historical past, cookies, and cached temporary files collected while Web browsing stays within the sandbox and doesn’t leak into Windows.
  • Secure E-mail. Viruses and different malicious applications that could be hiding in your email can’t break out of the sandbox and might infect your actual system.
  • Windows Stays Lean. Prevent wear-and-tear in Windows by installing the application into a remote sandbox.

Changes in Sandboxie 1.0.8:


  • added Portuguese of Portugal on Plus UI (by JNylson, isaak654, mpheath)
  • added “BreakoutProcess=program.exe”, with this option selected applications can be started unboxed from within a box
    • — the program image must be located outside the sandbox for this to work
    • — if another sandbox has “ForceProcess=program.exe” configured, it will capture the process
    • — use case: set up a box with a Web browser forced, when another box opens a website, this will happen in the dedicated browser box
    • — Note: “BreakoutFolder=some\path” is also available
  • added silent uninstall switch /remove /S for Classic installer (by sredna)


  • The filename “sandman_pt” was changed to “sandman_pt_BR” (Brazilian Portuguese)
  • The filename “sandman_ua” was changed to “sandman_uk” (Ukrainian)
    • — Note: Translators are encouraged to follow the Localization notes and tips before creating a new pull request
  • updated Firefox update blocker (discovered by isaak654)


  • fixed issue with opening all file access OpenFilePath=*
  • fixed issue with opening network shares
  • fixed possible upgrade issue with Classic installer (by isaak654)
  • fixed minor issues with Classic installer (by sredna)
  • fixed issue with Ldr_FixImagePath_2
  • when using “Run Sandboxed” with SandMan UI and the UI is off, it will stay off.
  • fixed issue with Util_GetProcessPidByName that should resolve the driver sometimes failing to start at boot
  • SandMan will now run in the background like SbieCtrl when starting a boxed process
  • fixed taskbar not showing with persistent box border in full screen
  • fixed box border not spanning across multiple monitors
  • fixed issues with a border when using DPI scaling
  • fixed DPI issues with Qt
  • fixed issue with bright flashing on window creation when in dark mode
  • fixed issues with the PortableRootDir setting
  • fixed issue with the settings window crashing when the driver was not connected
  • fixed DPI issues with Finder Tool
  • fixed another issue with reused process IDs
  • fixed issue introduced in 1.0.6 related to SeAccessCheckByType

Operating Systems: Windows XP – Windows 11 (32-bit, 64-bit)

Translations: English, Albanian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brasil), Russian and Turkish.

Size: 14.5 MB

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