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Should I remove Sandboxie 32-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,552
United States Rank #25,796
Reach 0.0104%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.81 days
318.76 days >
Average installed length: 167.49 days


4.04 100.00%

Sandboxie 4.04 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 4.04 32-bit is a software program developed by SANDBOXIE L.T.D. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named start.exe. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 4.29 MB (4,495,977 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 28% 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: 4.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sandboxie 4.04 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)
  • 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

  • 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:3.21 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004524076%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00029060%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00016181%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:11,349
8,062,084 average

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 4.04 (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) 54%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.31%
Windows XP 23.53%
Windows Vista 10.78%
Windows 10 6.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 23.04%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.10%
Windows 7 Professional 13.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.84%
Windows 8 Pro 3.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.24%
  Germany 22.22%
  United Kingdom 7.87%
  France 3.24%
  Italy 3.24%
  Brazil 2.31%
  Canada 2.31%
  IQ 2.31%
  MA 2.31%
  DZ 1.85%
  India 1.85%
  Netherlands 1.85%
  TN 1.85%
  Romania 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.00%
Hewlett-Packard 19.00%
Medion 9.00%
American Megatrends 9.00%
Acer 9.00%
Toshiba 5.00%
Intel 3.00%
Sahara 3.00%
Common models
MEDION E7212 2.88%
MEDIONPC MS-7501 2.88%
Dell Dell DV051 1.92%
Acer Aspire E1-571 1.92%
Gigabyte EX38-DS4 1.92%


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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