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What’s ScriptedSandbox64.exe (ScriptedSandbox64.exe)? Is it safe or a virus?

ScriptedSandbox64.exe is a process associated with the Windows Sandbox feature introduced in Windows.

It's developed by Microsoft itself, and is designed to create a secure and isolated environment for running untrusted applications. When a user launches an application within the Windows Sandbox, ScriptedSandbox64.exe helps to ensure that it is executed in a protected environment, separate from the host operating system. This helps to prevent potential security threats and malware from affecting the main system.

IT and Infosec people use Sandbox environments often to use software in a secure secondary environment that can't infect their main device.

(Researched by Carl @ SpyShelter Labs)

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Who makes ScriptedSandbox64.exe (ScriptedSandbox64.exe)?

We’ve found Microsoft Corporation should be the publisher of ScriptedSandbox64.exe.

How do we know? Our SpyShelter cybersecurity labs focuses on monitoring different types of Windows PC executables and their behaviors for our popular SpyShelter Antispyware software. Learn more about us, and how our cybersecurity team studies Windows PC executables/processes.

What does it mean if someone is the publisher of a PC .exe (executable or process)?

The publisher of an executable is the entity responsible for its distribution and authenticity. Most processes/executables on your PC should be signed. The signature on the executable should have been verified through a third party whose job it is to make sure the entity is who it says it is. Find an unsigned executable? You should consider scanning any completely unsigned .exe on your PC.

Is ScriptedSandbox64.exe safe or a virus?

Below are 4 simple steps you can take to see if the ScriptedSandbox64.exe process is safe or malware.

  1. Scan the executable with Microsoft's built-in tech
  2. Find ScriptedSandbox64.exe's publisher
  3. Search the executable's hash with VirusTotal
  4. Monitor the executable's behavior
Last updated: February 11, 2024

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