Downloads of v 4.17.8-beta:


Last Update:

25 May 2015

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Ronen "tzuk" Tzur


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Sandboxie (Install)

This is a prerelease version of Sandboxie (Install).

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4.17.8-beta | Updated: 25 May 2015



Downloads of v 4.17.8-beta:



Software Author(s):

  • Ronen "tzuk" Tzur

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Sandboxie (Install) 4.17.8-beta

This is a prerelease version of Sandboxie (Install).

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No detections found in any package files


To install Sandboxie (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Sandboxie (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Sandboxie (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade sandboxie.install -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade sandboxie.install -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure sandboxie.install installed
    name: sandboxie.install
    state: present
    version: 4.17.8-beta
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'sandboxie.install' do
  action    :install
  version  '4.17.8-beta'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: sandboxie.install,
    Version: 4.17.8-beta,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller sandboxie.install
   Name     = 'sandboxie.install'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '4.17.8-beta'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'sandboxie.install':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '4.17.8-beta',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install sandboxie.install version="4.17.8-beta" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

This package is exempt from moderation. While it is likely safe for you, there is more risk involved.

A process sandbox helps to manage and limit access permissions a process has to your data. Use it to safely test new software for usability, safely study behavior of known spyware and malware, or browse the web from a sandboxed browser to completely shield your computer and network from Internet Bad Things.


  • Secure Web Browsing: Running your Web browser under the protection of Sandboxie means that all malicious software downloaded by the browser is trapped in the sandbox and can be discarded trivially.
  • Enhanced Privacy: Browsing history, cookies, and cached temporary files collected while Web browsing stay in the sandbox and don't leak into Windows.
  • Secure E-mail: Viruses and other malicious software that might be hiding in your email can't break out of the sandbox and can't infect your real system.
  • Windows Stays Lean: Prevent wear-and-tear in Windows by installing software into an isolated sandbox.

Shareware; Free with limitations for personal, non-commercial use

  • After 30 days, nag screen appears that may be dismissed temporarily.
  • Limited to one sandbox at a time.
  • Only software explicitly requested may run in the sandbox (sandboxed programs must be started from Sandboxie program rather than optionally intercepted on the fly).
  • For more information about licensing, see and the licensing FAQ.



$packageName = 'sandboxie.install'
$packageSearch = 'sandboxie'
$installerType = 'exe'
$url = ''
$checksum = '407d6e131a7c6adbaf47d2f2f4a109997834c9f4'
$checksumType = 'sha1'
$url64 = ''
$checksum64 = '2c88d2f4b929f84f5013da9076034e1464aa3558'
$checksumType64 = 'sha1'
$validExitCodes = @(0)
$silentArgs = '/S'
$reg = Get-ItemProperty -Path @( 'HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
                                    'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*' ) `
                           -ErrorAction:SilentlyContinue `
          | Where-Object   { $_.DisplayName -like "$packageSearch*" }
if ($reg) { 
  $silentArgs += ' /upgrade'
} else {
  $silentArgs += ' /install'

Install-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                          -FileType "$installerType" `
                          -Url "$url" `
                          -Url64bit "$url64" `
                          -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                          -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                          -Checksum "$checksum" `
                          -ChecksumType "$checksumType" `
                          -Checksum64 "$checksum64" `
                          -ChecksumType64 "$checksumType64"
$packageName = 'sandboxie.install'
$packageSearch = 'sandboxie'
$installerType = 'exe'
$silentArgs = '/S /remove'
$validExitCodes = @(0)
try {
  $reg = Get-ItemProperty -Path @( 'HKLM:\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*',
                                    'HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\*' ) `
                           -ErrorAction:SilentlyContinue `
          | Where-Object   { $_.DisplayName -like "$packageSearch*" }
  $unString = $reg.UninstallString
  if ($unString | Select-String -Pattern / ) {
    $unString = $unString | %{ $_.Split(' /')[0]; }
  Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                              -FileType "$installerType" `
                              -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                              -File "$unString" `
                              -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes
} catch {
  throw $_.Exception

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Sandboxie (Install) 1031 Thursday, August 1, 2019 Approved
Sandboxie (Install) 5.30 992 Sunday, June 2, 2019 Approved
Sandboxie Beta (Install) 5.29.2-beta 195 Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Approved
Sandboxie Beta (Install) 5.29.1-beta 127 Friday, March 29, 2019 Approved
Sandboxie (Install) 5.28 1293 Thursday, February 21, 2019 Approved
Sandboxie Beta (Install) 5.27.3-beta 175 Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Approved
Sandboxie Beta (Install) 5.27.2-beta-20190112 137 Saturday, January 12, 2019 Approved



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