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Run unknown programs with confidence

Sandbox lets your run apps, download files, and visit websites in a secure virtual environment isolated from the rest of your computer.

What's the risk?

Running unknown software, downloading videos or other files from unknown sources, or visiting unverified websites could potentially infect your PC, allowing hackers to access your personal data.

How can hackers steal my data?

Hackers can use software, files, and websites to infiltrate and infect your PC. Sandbox lets you run suspicious files safely, in isolation from the rest of your computer. If everything proves safe, you can move them to your machine. If not, your computer is safe and you’ve risked nothing.

Launch apps and files in a safe virtual space

All paid Avast PC products come with Sandbox, so you can run apps, download files, and visit websites without accidentally infecting your PC.

Do you already use a paid Avast product? Good. To run any .exe file in isolation from the rest of your PC, just right-click the file, and select “Run in Sandbox”. Or, you can open your Avast, go to Tools and select Sandbox from the menu.

Don't have Avast yet?