Sandboxie Settings Help

Discussion in 'sandboxing & virtualization' started by AMD, Aug 17, 2012.

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  1. AMD

    AMD Registered Member

    Jul 9, 2012
    Hi, just installed the paid version of Sandboxie but I could do with a bit of assistance with the Sandboxie control settings, i.e. what to allow, what not to allow and general configurations for safe browsing.

    The only thing I have done at the moment is forced IE asnd Update Checker to start in the default Sandbox

    Any replies would be gratefully appreciated.

    Many Thanks

  2. newbino

    newbino Registered Member

    Aug 13, 2007
    Hi, and well done with installing the paid version, you won't regret it.

    I would point you out to two threads here to start off:
    New to sandboxie?
    Are the default configurations in Sandboxie good enough?

    If you want to know more after reading those threads, why don't you got to > Search > Advanced search > select "search titles only" > insert "sandboxie" and you will get many threads, some dealing with Sandboxie and specific apps.
    Last edited: Aug 17, 2012
  3. bo elam

    bo elam Registered Member

    Jun 15, 2010
    Congratulations AMD. I suggest that you use Sandboxie on default settings for a while, that way you ll be able to tell how things work differently in the sandbox once you start using restrictions. I see many people restricting their sandboxes when they first star using the program and that can lead to confusion.
    Read sandboxies Help topics, in there you ll find answer to many of the questions that you might have on SBIE.

    Setting the sandbox to keep bookmarks is something that you might want to do right away.

    Sandboxie best weapon is deleting the sandbox on closing.

    To save files, you can use either Quick recovery or inmediate recovery.

    If I was starting using SBIE, those are really the only changes that I would do right away. As you go, create sandboxes for most of the programs that you use often, including your EMail client, browsers, PDF Reader, Office programs. You can do the same for your downloads folder, USB drives and CD/DVD dives.

    Then, restrict each sandbox according to the program and/or purpose. In each sandbox, restrict the ´programs that are allowed to Start/Run and connect to the internet. For example, in the PDF sandbox you might want to only allow the Reader to run and forbid all program to connect.

  4. adrenaline7

    adrenaline7 Registered Member

    Apr 27, 2011
    good thread
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