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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,968
United States Rank #18,567
Reach 0.0133%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 299.30 days
952.82 days >
Average installed length: 500.64 days


3.74 100.00%

Sandboxie 3.74 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 3.74 64-bit is a program developed by SANDBOXIE L.T.D. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 17 files and is usually about 5.21 MB (5,462,788 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 38% 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 3.74 64-bit

Program executable:start.exe
Sandboxie Start
Path:C:\Program Files\sandboxie\start.exe
Additional files:
  • SbieDllX.dll (by tzuk) - Sandboxie (Sandboxie User Mode DLL)
  • Control.exe (by tzuk) - Sandboxie Control
  • License.exe - Sandboxie License Manager
  • RegDump.exe
  • SandboxieBITS.exe - Sandboxie COM Services (BITS)
  • SandboxieCrypto.exe - Sandboxie COM Services (CryptSvc)
  • SandboxieDcomLaunch.exe - Sandboxie COM Services (DCOM)
  • SandboxieHelper.dll - Sandboxie Helper Library
  • SandboxieRpcSs.exe - Sandboxie COM Services (RPC)
  • SandboxieToolbar.dll - Sandboxie Toolbar for Internet Explorer
  • SandboxieWUAU.exe - Sandboxie COM Services (wuauserv)
  • SbieCtrl.exe
  • SbieDll.dll
  • SbieIni.exe - Sandboxie configuration file utility
  • SbieMsg.dll - Sandboxie Messages and Text
  • SbieSvc.exe - Sandboxie Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SbieCtrl.exe is scheduled as a task named 'SandboxieInstall_SandboxieControl'.
  • 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.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SbieCtrl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SbieCtrl' which loads as C:\Program Files\Sandboxie\SbieCtrl.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.8 MB
21.09 MB average
User CPU:0.00082304%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,018,676
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.13 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1 MB
105.02 KB average
Memory:1.92 MB
Total CPU:0.0007281389%
Kernel CPU:0.00049070%
User CPU:0.00023744%
Memory:3.01 MB
Total CPU:0.0066793060%
Kernel CPU:0.00539609%
User CPU:0.00128322%
CPU cycles/sec:1,328,984
I/O reads/min:13.51 KB
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

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 3.74 (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) 86%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.59%
Windows 10 10.65%
Windows Vista 0.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.19%
Windows 7 Professional 18.25%
Windows 10 Pro 3.04%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 1.90%
Windows 10 Home 1.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.14%
  Germany 25.00%
  United Kingdom 3.85%
  France 3.53%
  Canada 3.53%
  Brazil 1.92%
  Croatia 1.60%
  Taiwan 1.28%
  Thailand 0.96%
  Belgium 0.96%
  Switzerland 0.96%
  Australia 0.96%
  Russia 0.96%
  Austria 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.15%
Dell 19.87%
Hewlett-Packard 17.22%
ASUS 16.56%
Medion 3.31%
Toshiba 2.65%
Intel 1.99%
American Megatrends 1.99%
Lenovo 1.32%
Common models
Rain pro234292 5.79%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.31%
Acer Aspire 5750 1.65%
Acer Aspire 8943G 1.65%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.65%
ASUSTeK K53SV 1.65%


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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