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[Tips] How to Enable Windows Sandbox Function in Windows 10 System

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Windows Sandbox has the following advantages


Users do not need to download system mirrors or software to start running immediately


Windows Sandbox is completely disposable, and every time a user closes it and reopens it, it is a completely new version of Windows installation.


When turned off, all content is deleted, and hardware-based virtualization is used to isolate the kernel.


Because of the use of intelligent memory management and virtual GPU, this function can also run quickly in the mid-end system configuration.

Minimum System Requirements for Using Windows Sandbox

Windows 10 Version 1903 or later

Windows 10 Professional Edition, Enterprise Edition orThe serverEdition

Four gigabytes of memory (recommended 8GB)

1 GB of spare disk space (solid state disk recommended)

64-bit processors supporting virtualization

Enabling virtualization in motherboard BIOS

Dual-core processors (recommended quad-core processors)

Basically all Windows 10 devices sold after 2016 support virtualization, so they basically meet the minimum hardware standards. It is noteworthy, however, that the Windows 10 Home Edition does not support Sandbox.

To enable Windows Sandbox, follow these steps

1. Open Cortana or search

2. Search for "Open or Close Windows Functions"

3. Scroll to the bottom of the page

4. Select the Windows Sandbox option

5. Click the OK button

6. Restart PC

After restarting the system, users can use Windows Sandbox.


Windows Sandbox will emerge as a stand-alone, fully functional and completely new Windows system. Users use it to run untrusted websites, files, etc. The personalization settings and settings you enable will not be overwritten. Neither your third-party software nor applications installed from Store will appear.

Like the actual operating system, you can still access the File Explorer, but for security reasons, this is limited to Sandbox internals.


This feature uses Windows Containers and is deeply integrated into Windows 10 systems, so it is an application rather than an application.virtual machineRunning can greatly improve performance. Sandbox will take up most of your computer's memory and CPU for your own use. It also uses part of network speed and disk space.

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