Barb@Invincea wrote: ↑
Tue Oct 24, 2017 1:56 pm
It looks like your post is not related to the original one, so I am going to move this to Quick Questions.
Regarding your questions:
Can you enable admin mode through one the batches?
Please see https://www.sandboxie.com/StartCommandLine
and look for elevate.
If you, tell sandboxie to delete contents of a sandbox, it doesn't really delete the contents.
Right-click on your Sandbox ---> Delete contents.
If that doesn't work, please disable any Security Software and re-try the process.
If you want to manually delete your Sandboxes via Windows explorer, they are typically located under C:\Sandbox .
For example after I delete the contents of the sandbox, uninstalled sandboxie with the option to not save preferences. I reinstalled the software and crated the same sandbox as before with the same name... and try to open a web browser it has the same saved passwords and cache from before.
This has to be a huge glitch.
If you didn't delete the contents of your Sandbox, and only uninstalled/reinstalled it, the contents inside the Sandbox will remain the same.
Also, for the cache portion:
Is the cache outside Sandboxie clear?If not, Sandboxie will pick it up from your host browsers.
Another option is that you are logging in to your browser, in which case is your account passing your settings.
Please see this thread for more information:
"Right-click on your Sandbox ---> Delete contents."
I did, many many many times. The problem is, it doesn't actually delete the contents. Before I reinstalled sandboxie, I also delete the contents. As stated before I don't have any security software running, and windows defender disabled.
"Sandboxie will pick it up from your host browsers."
My host broswer is vanilla, aka firefox. I never use it. My main and only broswer is chrome. I only use firefox via sandboxie for my steam sandbox instances. So that's not possible.
"Browser cache files are not written outside of the sandbox by default, unless you use some Sandbox Setting that allows it."
I read the last link, And I've changed zero settings for the web browser behavior via sandbox settings. I understand how this process works, i've used sandboxie for many many many years. The issue is, ITS NOT DELETING THE CONTENTS. I don't know why.
When you delete the contents of a sandboxie, everything should get wiped and it should act as if it's a completely vanilla version of the software it's mirroring. But in the situation for steam, that clearly isn't the case since it keeps attempting to install updates. That makes no sense.
And i've tried to delete the contents of sandbox via c:\sandbox It's the same thing. No dice.
The parameter /elevate can be used to run a program with Administartor privileges on a system where User Account Control (UAC) is enabled. For example:
"C:\Program Files\Sandboxie\Start.exe" /elevate cmd.exe
I have UAC disabled. Does that mean everything automatically runs as administrator mode? This says that /elevate works on systems WHERE UAC is enabled. What if it's disabled?