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I was wondering would you please explain to me in a simple way that I can understand: wot does it mean by sandboxing?

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Cameron,

Sandboxing is the idea in an operating system that keeps everything divided, like in a sandbox from each other.

Basically, one program isn't allowed to talk to another program. This way, if there were to be some sort of virus or malicious software, it could only damage itself.

The iPhone does this - in essence, each App has it's own "Documents' folder, rather than all of them sharing the same one.

That's the simple answer.

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I can comfortably answer most basic/advanced questions regarding Macintosh hardware and software - nowadays only OSX. In fact, if it's prior to 10.3, there's a good chance I'll reject your question. Forget OS9 stuff - Igave up OS 9 ten years ago). Please do not ask me about OS9. My particular specialties are in Video editing/DVD authoring. I am a certified trainer in the "pro apps" (Final Cut, DVDSP, Soundtrack, Motion). I have been using Macs since 1985.

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