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Is Sandboxie useful?


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#1 Pat(rick)

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Posted 19 March 2011 - 06:41 PM

Do you think having sandboxie is useless or useful?

Is it useful beside the sandboxie "web browser"?

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Posted 19 March 2011 - 07:44 PM

Sandboxie is useful if you take the time to configure it properly and use it. For me it was too difficult to configure and I'm often in a hurry and don't stop to use it. Therefore it didn't get used and I removed it. It has a place, but it's up to the user to put it to work.

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Posted 19 March 2011 - 09:29 PM

So if I nearly never use it, it's better that I uninstall?

(The Sandboxie browser took too much time to start, like 5-10 seconds)

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Posted 22 March 2011 - 08:34 PM

I use Sandboxie and think it's an excellent layer of defence. I also find it useful to try programs occasionally. There is a little configuration, it's a good idea to drop your rights for added protection for example. It does add a couple of seconds to my browser start up time but I can live with that.

There is some info that may or may not be useful here............

http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-browser-protection-utility.htm
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