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Oct 24 2022 07:00 AM - Oct 27 2022 12:00 PM (PDT)

[Request] be able to restart Windows Sandbox | Persistent vs Temporary Sandbox

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Windows Sandbox cannot be used for testing any software installation which requires a restart. This is one of its shortcomings, I think Microsoft should implement some kind of setting in future to allow a 'persistent' Sandbox besides the current temporary Sandbox. so like user will be asked before launching it that whether they want a Temporary or Persistent sandbox.

Temporary = everything is wiped clean after closing.

Persistent = everything will be there even after host device restart/shutdown or Windows sandbox (guest OS) restart.



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Looks like this feature has been implemented in a recent developer version of Windows 11.