In case you didn’t already know Sandboxie is a free application that can automatically launch your web browser in a
“Sandboxed Environment”. A sandboxed environment is basically a virtual computer inside your computer.
Anything that you accidentally download (like a virus or fake antivirus) is caught inside this virtual computer and cannot harm your real computer. Once you’re finished browsing the internet simply close Sandboxie and if it’s configured properly, Sandboxie will instantly delete that virtual computer and any virus inside it.
The only problem I have with Sandboxie is getting my family and clients to use it. So…I made it really simple for them. I placed 2 shortcuts on their desktop called:
Safe Internet (this is just a shortcut to sandboxie)
Non-Safe Internet. This is a shortcut to Firefox or Internet Explorer incase the website that they are accessing via Sandboxie just isn’t working right because of Sandboxie (that happens on some banking websites).
This method clearly lets them know what is safe to use and what isn’t but still gives them a choice (which is a must when you’re dealing with clients).
If you guy’s have any questions or comments feel free to comment below.