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I Was Going To Try Sandboxie But ....


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#1 mypenry

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Posted 24 August 2007 - 05:55 AM

I was just about to give Sandboxie a try
when i saw this comment in another forum....

Sandboxie is free nagware

can some one please explain what the comment
means, and should I forget trying it out ..?


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Posted 24 August 2007 - 07:14 AM

Nagware means that though there is a version of the program that is free, it is constantly "Nagging" you to pay a small fee to get more features.
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Posted 24 August 2007 - 07:25 AM

it is constantly "Nagging" you to pay a small fee to get more features.


I haven't tried Sandboxie, but not all nagware is that inconvenient. Some of them may display only a splash screen when you open the program and that has to be closed to proceed. I had one program that was fully functional after a 5 second countdown delay. Once registered (and it was free if you reviewed it on Cnet), that delay went away.

So, I guess what I'm saying is, if you really want to try it, give it a go. To be on the safe side, just make a System Restore and registry backup first to make sure everything is gone, if you do decide the nagware they have is too intrusive.

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Posted 24 August 2007 - 09:34 AM

Compu-tar & mommabear Thanks for the advice ... Just wondering if any forum members are running Sandboxie and
could comment on it please...?


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Posted 24 August 2007 - 12:39 PM

Found this rather negative review at wildersecurity.com
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