Exploring the Windows Sandbox Security Feature

  1. Windows 11 features
  2. Security features
  3. Windows Sandbox

With the introduction of Windows 11, Microsoft has also included an amazing security feature: the Windows Sandbox. It is an isolated, temporary desktop environment that allows users to run applications in a secure way. The Windows Sandbox provides a safe environment where users can test potentially suspicious software without risking the integrity of their system. It is also a great tool for testing new applications, as it is isolated from the host system.

In this article, we will explore the Windows Sandbox security feature and how it can help protect your device from malicious software.

How To Use Windows Sandbox

Using Windows Sandbox is relatively straightforward. First, you’ll need to open the Start menu and search for “Windows Sandbox” to launch it. Once you’ve opened it, you’ll see a window with a list of programs and files that are allowed to run in the sandbox. To start running a program or file in the sandbox, simply select it and click “Run”.

Once you’ve finished running the program or file, you can click “Close” to exit the sandbox and return to the main system. It’s important to remember that any changes you make in the sandbox will not be saved when you exit. Therefore, if you want to save any changes you’ve made, you’ll need to export them from the sandbox before closing it. Windows Sandbox is a powerful security feature available in Windows 11 that can help protect your data from malicious software and unauthorized access.

It isolates each program from the rest of the system and includes anti-malware protection, access control measures, and more. With its easy-to-use interface and comprehensive security measures, Windows Sandbox is an invaluable tool for anyone looking to keep their data secure.

Johanneke van de Hofman
Johanneke van de Hofman

Wannabe web evangelist. Unapologetic writer. Total zombie lover. General pop culture fan. Professional coffee evangelist. Devoted zombie guru.

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