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Using SafeStart Sandbox

If you are an advanced user and want to test a program you believe is malware, you can first execute the program in a protected area called the SafeStart Sandbox. This sandbox allows you to isolate the actions of the malware program and observe its behavior.

Note: The SafeStart Sandbox is intended for testing malware, not legitimate programs.

To execute a file in the SafeStart Sandbox:

  1. Open the main interface.

  2. Click System Tools.

  3. In the System Control tab, click the Start button under SafeStart Sandbox.

    The SafeStart (Advanced) dialog opens.

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  4. You can select the file either by clicking the Browse button or by entering the filename and location in the Command-line field.

  5. If you want to use some advanced features for controlling how the program is allowed to execute, select a checkbox to disable a function (uncheck the box) or activate it (check the box). When you're done, click the Start button.


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