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Jonathan

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Message 22026 - Posted: 22 Dec 2018, 4:18:42 UTC

I noticed an article on Bleeping Computer regarding Microsoft's Windows Sandbox Runs Programs in an Isolated Desktop. It appears it will be on a future version of Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise. I wonder if this will turn on Hyper-V by default and mess up users with VirtualBox.

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https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsofts-windows-sandbox-runs-programs-in-an-isolated-desktop/
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Message 22028 - Posted: 24 Dec 2018, 8:12:56 UTC - in response to Message 22026.  

I noticed an article on Bleeping Computer regarding Microsoft's Windows Sandbox Runs Programs in an Isolated Desktop. It appears it will be on a future version of Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise. I wonder if this will turn on Hyper-V by default and mess up users with VirtualBox.

Link to article.
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsofts-windows-sandbox-runs-programs-in-an-isolated-desktop/


you have to activate it manually according to Microsoft
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Message 22065 - Posted: 5 Feb 2019, 10:07:10 UTC - in response to Message 22026.  

A recent Windows update enabled Hyper-V and broke VirtualBox on my system. Disabling Hyper-V using bcdedit fixed VB.
Unfortunately there are some nice security features that do require a type I hypervisor like Hyper-V, so in the medium term I will make the switch away from VB if I can ever get Hyper-V's networking to work.
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Message 22095 - Posted: 20 Feb 2019, 15:11:47 UTC - in response to Message 22065.  

Not so fast on the Hyper-V: as this article makes sort of clear, security partitioning using virtualization is a double edged sword. In a way, all it does is raise the stakes. A better defence may be (still) to engineer for rebuildability, not recoverability.

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/02/researchers-use-intel-sgx-to-put-malware-beyond-the-reach-of-antivirus-software/
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