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Should I remove Sandboxie 32-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,327
United States Rank #15,990
Reach 0.0202%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.72 days
21.10 days >
Average installed length: 11.09 days


3.76 100.00%

Sandboxie 3.76 32-bit

What is Sandboxie 32-bit?  (from SANDBOXIE L.T.D)

Sandboxie runs your programs in an isolated space which prevents them from making permanent changes to other programs and data in your computer. 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 triviall...  Read more


Sandboxie 3.76 32-bit is a program developed by SANDBOXIE L.T.D. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is start.exe. The software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 4.38 MB (4,596,785 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 34% of users of Sandboxie 32-bit come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sandboxie.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sandboxie
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\Installer\SandboxieInstall32.exe" /remove
Estimated size: 4.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sandboxie 3.76 32-bit

Program executable:start.exe
Sandboxie Start
Path:C:\Program Files\sandboxie\start.exe
Additional files:
  • License.exe - Sandboxie (Sandboxie License Manager)
  • SandboxieBITS.exe - Sandboxie COM Services (BITS)
  • SandboxieCrypto.exe - Sandboxie COM Services (CryptSvc)
  • SandboxieDcomLaunch.exe - Sandboxie COM Services (DCOM)
  • SandboxieInstall.exe - Sandboxie Installer
  • SandboxieRpcSs.exe - Sandboxie COM Services (RPC)
  • SandboxieWUAU.exe - Sandboxie COM Services (wuauserv)
  • SbieCtrl.exe - Sandboxie Control
  • SbieDll.dll - Sandboxie User Mode DLL
  • SbieIni.exe - Sandboxie configuration file utility
  • SbieMsg.dll - Sandboxie Messages and Text
  • SbieSvc.exe - Sandboxie Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Start.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1ADC4F4F-0AC3-4048-AD28-F57712516CE7}' (runs on registration).
  • SbieSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Sandboxie Service' (SbieSvc).
Startup File (User Run)
  • SbieCtrl.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SandboxieControl' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Sandboxie\SbieCtrl.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.95 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0006647271%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00053178%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00013295%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:10,021
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:86 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:2.61 MB
Total CPU:0.0040140884%
Kernel CPU:0.00267606%
User CPU:0.00133803%
CPU cycles/sec:299,929
I/O reads/min:1.38 KB
Memory:5.63 MB
Total CPU:0.0001794558%
Kernel CPU:0.00016405%
User CPU:0.00001540%
CPU cycles/sec:1,694,144
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove Sandboxie 32-bit?

You can uninstall Sandboxie 32-bit 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Sandboxie 3.76 (32-bit), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Sandboxie 32-bit.

Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.74%
Windows XP 34.42%
Windows Vista 14.57%
Windows 10 3.02%
Windows Server 2003 0.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 34.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.97%
Windows 7 Professional 13.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.66%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.63%
Windows 7 Starter 1.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.27%
  Germany 18.66%
  United Kingdom 3.69%
  Brazil 3.04%
  France 2.39%
  Canada 2.39%
  Taiwan 2.17%
  Italy 1.95%
  Australia 1.74%
  India 1.52%
  Indonesia 1.52%
  Romania 1.52%
  Netherlands 1.52%
  Hong Kong 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.41%
Acer 15.67%
Hewlett-Packard 11.52%
American Megatrends 9.22%
Intel 8.29%
Sahara 3.69%
Toshiba 3.69%
Samsung 1.84%
ASUS 1.84%
Gateway 1.38%
Medion 1.38%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1525 4.51%
Dell Dell DM061 2.26%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.26%
Dell Inspiron 531 2.26%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3P 2.26%


Sandboxie is a proprietary sandbox-based isolation program that creates a sandbox-like isolated operating environment in which applications can be run or installed without permanently modifying the local or mapped drive.
Publisher URL: www.sandboxie.com


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