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Should I remove Dell Protected Workspace?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,302
United States Rank #3,079
Reach 0.1257%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.90 days
85.58 days >
Average installed length: 44.96 days


6.2.24681 0.33%
6.2.24674 0.12%
6.2.24499 0.08%
6.1.24058 2.67%
5.1.22303 2.43%
5.1.22226 0.49%
5.0.22128 0.74%
5.0.22075 0.45%
5.0.21247 0.90%
5.0.20959 0.62%
4.5.20355 1.19%
4.5.19821 2.10%
4.1.19043 1.44%
4.0.18189 34.43%
3.2.16813 2.26%
2.3.15835 43.15%
2.3.15502 6.17%
2.2.14451 0.41%

Dell Protected Workspace

What is Dell Protected Workspace?  (from Invincea)

Dell Data Protection (DDP)| Protected Workspace utilizes a sophisticated new approach to malware prevention to protect your data and users from employee targeted attacks. The software helps protect users against all untrusted content – even Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) and zero-day exploits – by placing them in a...  Read more


Dell Protected Workspace is a program developed by Invincea. The most used version is 2.3.15835, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 68 files and is usually about 46.69 MB (48,954,880 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 65% of users of Dell Protected Workspace come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Invincea.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\invincea\enterprise\sandbox
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E2CAA395-66B3-4772-85E3-6134DBAB244E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 46.69 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Protected Workspace

  • sbox_ext.dll - Dell Protected Workspace (Dell Protected Workspace SBox Extension)
  • sandboxbits.exe - Invincea Sandbox (Invincea Sandbox COM Services (BITS))
  • sandboxcrypto.exe - Invincea Sandbox COM Services (CryptSvc)
  • sandboxdcomlaunch.exe - Invincea Sandbox COM Services (DCOM)
  • sandboxrpcss.exe - Invincea Sandbox COM Services (RPC)
  • sandboxwuau.exe - Invincea Sandbox COM Services (wuauserv)
  • sboxdll.dll - Invincea Sandbox User Mode DLL
  • sboxdrv.sys - Invincea Sandbox Kernel Mode Driver
  • sboxini.exe - Invincea Sandbox configuration file utility
  • sboxmsg.dll - Invincea Sandbox Messages and Text
  • sboxsvc.exe - Invincea Sandbox Service
  • start.exe - Invincea Sandbox Start

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • sboxsvc.exe runs as a service named 'SboxSvc' (SboxSvc).

How do I remove Dell Protected Workspace?

Quickly and completely remove Dell Protected Workspace from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Dell Protected Workspace from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Dell Protected Workspace, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Dell Protected Workspace.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.35%
Windows 10 16.49%
Windows XP 0.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 81.61%
Windows 10 Pro 13.94%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.74%
Windows 7 Home Premium 0.74%
Windows 8.1 0.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.04%
  United Kingdom 5.16%
  France 4.39%
  Italy 3.07%
  Germany 2.36%
  Netherlands 1.67%
  Canada 1.64%
  India 1.22%
  Sweden 0.89%
  Japan 0.84%
  Belgium 0.81%
  Spain 0.78%
  Switzerland 0.66%
  Malaysia 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 99.92%
Hewlett-Packard 0.08%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 3020 15.42%
Dell OptiPlex 9020 8.23%
Dell Latitude E6540 5.87%
Dell Latitude E5540 5.08%
Dell Latitude E6440 4.26%
Dell Latitude 3540 3.72%


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