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How to Enable or Disable Windows Sandbox in Windows 10

Starting with Windows 10 build 18305, Microsoft introduced Windows Sandbox.

Windows Sandbox is a new lightweight desktop environment tailored for safely running applications in isolation.

How many times have you downloaded an executable file, but were afraid to run it? Have you ever been in a situation which required a clean installation of Windows, but didn’t want to set up a virtual machine?

At Microsoft, they regularly encounter these situations, so they developed Windows Sandbox: an isolated desktop environment where you can run untrusted software without the fear of lasting impact to your device. Any software installed in Windows Sandbox stays only in the sandbox and cannot affect your host. Once Windows Sandbox is closed, all the software with all of its files and state are permanently deleted.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable the Windows Sandbox feature for all users in Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise.

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