Windows Sandbox is an isolated, temporary, desktop environment where you can run untrusted software without the fear of lasting impact to your PC (Wikipedia). When Sandbox is closed, all software, user data and settings are lost. The next time Sandbox is run, it starts from scratch, just like after a new, fresh and clean install
The Windows Ignite 2019 conference is underway in Orlando Florida through November 8. Remote viewing of streamed sessions is free, so it’s worth checking things out to see what’s happening. Enjoy!
I have never really blogged, just for the sake of blogging. That said, I decided to start blogging about my personal computing and IT life, including small and weird stuff that happens every now and then. My idea is to write at least a few times a week about things too minor or unimportant to
When a strange new storage device with a single 8 GB partition named PortableBaseLayer shows up on my Yoga X380, I start investigating. I’m not 100%, but there may be a Sandbox in there somewhere.
[Note from Ed Tittel: This post about Sandboxie comes from guest author Bo Elam, whom Kari and I met on TenForums, where he is something of a regular visitor, and a passionate advocate for Sandboxie. Who better to write this Toolkit Item? Further note added October 1, 2019: In the wake of Sandboxie’s conversion to
Windows Sandbox, first introduced just before Christmas in Insider build 18305 is off to a rough start. It works on some devices, but according to various tech sites and forums, the majority of users only get a splash screen (Sandbox doesn’t start). Using myself and my three Insider Fast Ring machines as a test case, Sandbox