Portable applications using virtualization, tools for pack the applications into a single executable file.
This file includes almost everything needed to run the application: registry keys, configuration files, user and system objects.
Applications packaged by this method have two types of isolation from the main operating system:
- full isolation – the application runs in a closed environment, it does not have access to specific devices on the host OS, such as a CD-ROM. All temporary and changed files an isolated environment – the sandbox;
- partial isolation- the app also runs in a closed environment, but at the same time has access to host OS files, at the sandbox, for example, may be specific files, such as temporary files or application settings.
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