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rogo

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Sandbox
« on: December 03, 2011, 07:01:54 PM »
A question for our members: What is the capacity of the sandbox? I have been running firefox continues in virtualization I have noted it was up to 80MB,and unless I am wrong it reset itself down to 0.Can I please have a clarification on this, much appreciated ;D

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Re: Sandbox
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2011, 09:42:44 PM »
Sandbox storage location is now divided per-volume, i.e. if a virtualized application creates a file on you D: volume,  it'll be sandboxed on this volume. This is quite practical - we don't create avast sandbox on the fixed volume (C,D), because "C" volume can be small and virtualized files from D volume may not fit there, etc. However, this behavior will be improved in avast7 so you can manage it easily.

As for virtualized web browsers, all virtualized files from well-known webbrowsers are not deleted when you exit the webbrowser (sandbox contents is permanent unless you delete it manually in GUI).