How to use the Windows 10 Sandbox to
safely test apps or if you're looking for a
file to download, so you can visit websites
you don't really trust.
Windows sandox is half app, half
It lets you quickly spin up a virtual clean OS imaged from your system’s current state so that you can test programs or files in a secure environment that’s isolated from your main system. When you close the sandbox, it destroys that state. Nothing can get from the sandbox to your main installation of Windows, and nothing remains after closing it.
All you need is a modern version of
Windows 10 running Windows 10 Professional
or Enterprise—Windows 10 Home doesn’t have
The Sandbox feature became stable back in May 2019.
Enable the Windows Sandbox Feature
After making sure virtualization is enabled, turning on the Windows Sandbox feature is a snap.