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Sandboxie is now free software

Post by barbaz » Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:00 am

Since Sandboxie has been discussed a fair amount in this forum, thought this might be worth noting here - https://www.ghacks.net/2019/09/10/sandb ... en-source/
*Always* check the changelogs BEFORE updating that important software!
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Re: Sandboxie is now free software

Post by therube » Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:23 am

I've mostly* used their free version.

*Mostly.
A number of years back, someone posted a key in their forums, with the post made out to be that it was legit, & from Sandboxie.
Turns out it was not.
Once I realized that, I reported it to Sandboxie. Never heard from them.
But the post, key, shortly disappeared.

Last version I put in was 5.28.
There was a more recent, 5.30, but with Sopho's "takeover" of Sandboxie, I had no trust of (Sophos).
Their (Sophos) "forums" were/are a total joke.
No way to purchase licenses.
No way to take care of existing customer license or other issues.
No meaningful communications from (Sophos).
No meaningful forums.

(I've not looked there, yet, will at some point. Will probably put in whatever this "free" version is, at some point. No big deal to me, only difference would be a few second nag on startup. [Hell, FF Quantum gives me a "free" 5.second delay on startup & Mozilla considers it a "feature" not even worthy of fixing.])


Wonder if they'll have a free key for the latest XP version too?
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Re: Sandboxie is now free software

Post by therube » Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:32 pm

The 'ol 5 second trick, Bug 1553399: Firefox start slowly when started through ProfileManager.

Wonder if they'll have a free key for the latest XP version too?
No they will not.
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Re: Sandboxie is now free software

Post by barbaz » Sat Apr 11, 2020 3:17 pm

*Always* check the changelogs BEFORE updating that important software!
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Re: Sandboxie is now free software

Post by therube » Sat Apr 11, 2020 4:50 pm

Yes.
https://community.sophos.com/products/s ... rce-update

There is an "unannounced" update, 5.33.6, which they say is unchanged except that they removed "strings" (like stuff that it would identify as Sophos, or whatever).
https://community.sophos.com/products/s ... rce-update

And someone has already put it up on github & "fixed" a bug.
https://github.com/DavidXanatos/Sandbox ... ag/v5.40.1


(Outside of my rambling, more information can be picked up here, https://community.sophos.com/products/sandboxie/f/forum. Check out the most recent threads...)
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Re: Sandboxie is now free software

Post by therube » Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:06 pm

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Re: Sandboxie is now free software

Post by therube » Fri Jun 19, 2020 5:35 pm

The Sandboxie Forum is now closed

Dear Sandboxie Community,

As announced on our website sandboxie.com, we are now closing down this forum following the release of the Sandboxie source code to the open source community.

[IMPORTANT] Sandboxie Open Source Code is available for download

We’re glad that the community has embraced the open source project on GitHub and that a new Sandboxie thread has been started on Wilders Security Forums. With the creation of this new thread we feel it’s the right time to close down this forum so it can continue elsewhere.
https://community.sophos.com/products/s ... now-closed

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