Run infected exe files without getting infected

by Mahesh Kukreja · 2 comments

in Computer Tricks

Don’t want to infect your system by executing infected executables? Try Sandboxie then.

Sandboxie runs your programs in an isolated space which prevents them from making permanent changes to other programs and data in your computer.

How to run infected files with Sandboxie?

1. Download Sandboxie

2. Navigate to the folder where the infected file is placed

3. Right click the file and select “Run Sandboxed”

4. A couple of command prompt windows will be seen on the screen and then your application will start. The application is running now in Sandboxed mode.

Sandboxie also provides “Sandboxed Web Browser”

Sandboxed Web BrowserIf you think some websites maybe malicious and may infect you, you can view them in the Sandboxed Web Browser provided by Sandboxie. Clicking on Sandboxed Web Browser application runs Internet Explorer in Sandbox mode. So now you can visit any site without getting your system infected.

Download Sandboxie

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Megha November 29, 2010 at 4:32 pm

Thanks for writing down the instructions so clearly. It will be of great help!!


Business Process Outsourcing December 25, 2010 at 4:57 pm

I came across you website found very interesting stuff. Thanks for sharing.


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