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What is SandBox?

SandBox.sys is a Windows driver. A driver is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the OS, hardware etc.
The free file information forum can help you determine if SandBox.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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SandBox.sys file information

The process known as Host Protection Component or SandBox File System Access Control by Process Manager belongs to software Agnitum Ltd. Host Protection Component or Agnitum Outpost Firewall Pro by Agnitum (www.agnitum.com).

Description: SandBox.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. SandBox.sys is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 256,296 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 109,184 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/sandbox.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. SandBox.sys is not a Windows core file. SandBox.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 39% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could uninstall Agnitum Outpost Firewall Pro or Lavasoft Personal Firewall from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".

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If SandBox.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers, the security rating is 18% dangerous. The file size is 714,752 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 713,672 bytes, 715,000 bytes or 379,080 bytes. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. SandBox.sys is a Verisign signed file. The file is digitally signed. The service has no detailed description. SandBox.sys is able to record inputs.
You could uninstall Outpost Security Suite Pro 2009 from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SandBox.sys. Therefore, you should check the SandBox.sys process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Part of SandboxIE
  Ron   (further information)
Kernel für Outpost Firewall
part of Outpost firewall Outpost security suite and Outpost antivirus
  krecekvnocnikosili   (further information)
Безопасный драйвер от фаервола Agnitum Outpost .

Summary: Average user rating of SandBox.sys: based on 4 votes with 4 user comments.
3 users think SandBox.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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