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Should I remove Sandboxie 64-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,202
United States Rank #8,991
Reach 0.0490%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.70 days
256.70 days >
Average installed length: 134.87 days


4.08 100.00%

Sandboxie 4.08 64-bit

What is Sandboxie 64-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 4.08 64-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 30 files and is usually about 5.21 MB (5,459,609 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 43% of users of Sandboxie 64-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\SandboxieInstall64.exe" /remove
Estimated size: 5.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sandboxie 4.08 64-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
  • SbieDllX.dll
  • SbieDrv.sys - Sandboxie Kernel Mode Driver
  • SbieIni.exe - Sandboxie configuration file utility
  • SbieMsg.dll - Sandboxie Messages and Text
  • SbieSvc.exe - Sandboxie Service
  • SboxHostDll.dll - Sandboxie Host User Mode DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Start.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6A64ADE5-4735-4103-9F69-D05EC486F0BC}' (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:\Games\MapleRoyals\SbieCtrl.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.98 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000949232%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00006552%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002940%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:587,707
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:8 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:2.07 MB
CPU cycles/sec:258

How do I remove Sandboxie 64-bit?

You can uninstall Sandboxie 64-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 4.08 (64-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 64-bit.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.66%
Windows 10 38.51%
Windows Vista 0.72%
Windows XP 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.42%
Windows 8.1 15.42%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.88%
Windows 7 Professional 11.46%
Windows 8 2.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.58%
  Germany 9.86%
  United Kingdom 6.15%
  France 4.20%
  Canada 3.91%
  Italy 3.91%
  Netherlands 2.73%
  Brazil 2.44%
  Belgium 2.25%
  Australia 1.95%
  Finland 1.86%
  Czech Republic 1.86%
  Sweden 1.17%
  Russia 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 19.20%
Hewlett-Packard 19.01%
Dell 17.55%
Acer 15.90%
Lenovo 6.40%
Toshiba 6.03%
Samsung 4.75%
Medion 2.74%
MSI 1.10%
Intel 0.91%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.61%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.55%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.19%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.84%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.13%
LENOVO 20216 2.13%


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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anonymousover a year ago
The best program when you have unknown executable files.