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Hey guys

I am gonna explain how too protect your rig using a "sandboxing" method.

I will make this a FAQ once the section is updated

What Is Sandboxing?
Sandboxing is a popular technique for creating confined execution environments, which could be be used for running untrusted programs. A sandbox limits, or reduces, the level of access its applications have — it is a container. - So Basicly it is a virtual desktop where you can test unknown programs with no risk

How Can I do this?

There are a variaty of programs that you can do this with

All you need to do is install one the apps and run it, switch to Sandbox mode - install the "untrusted" app and run it - see if anything bad happens and if it has a virus or spyware close "sandbox" mode, back to normal mode and its gone

Hope this helps as much as it will help me
    
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Nice
    
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Nice, however my pc just tells my i cant run it, i dont even get the option to open it or not. Cant even get azureus lol could come in handy though
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Nice, however my pc just tells my i cant run it, i dont even get the option to open it or not. Cant even get azureus lol could come in handy though
Thats weird - Keep us posted!
    
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this software is INGENIUS! I wish I would have thought of something like this sooner. Thanks much kind sir
    
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I just unknowingly started a thread on one of these apps--Bufferzone. Weird.
    
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I will make this into a FAQ in minute the FAQ's are back up
    
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Does anyone know when the FAQ's are back up?
    
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