(Pictured) Windows Sandbox welcomes major update: support for profile calls

Windows 10 May 2020 is coming out at the end of this month and bringing massive improvements, which is certainly a feature update to look forward to. The Windows Sandbox feature has been further enhanced in this feature update to support profiles, meaning that users can start with certain parameters.

(Pictured) Windows Sandbox welcomes major update: support for profile calls

(Pictured) Windows Sandbox welcomes major update: support for profile calls

More specifically, Windows Sandbox can control four different settings with several scripts, including

vGPU (virtualization GPU)

The network

Share folders

Launch script

The profile is saved in .wsb format so you can easily import the same script on different Windows Sandbox-enabled systems. Starting a profile is as easy as double-clicking a profile, but can also be loaded from the command line.

Microsoft explains that it’s easy to build a simple command using the underlying commands, but IT professionals can also create more complex scripts that combine more tasks to run in Windows Sandbox.

“While you can run very simple commands (starting an executable program or script), a script file can involve more complex scenarios that involve multiple steps,” Microsoft said. This script file can be mapped to the container through a shared folder and then executed through the LogonCommand directive. “