Have Sandboxie; want other IP on a sandbox

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  1. Satangel
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    Okay, here's the deal. I've got Sandboxie set up here, which is basically a Sandbox security software that runs programs in a virtual, safe environment.
    I can run a Web browser sandboxed in that, but I want that browser to have a different IP address. The Sandbox should basically have a different IP address than my host PC.

    Is this possible?

    I would much prefer it this way, if this isn't possible, I can always use a separate PC I have standing here, but that's much more hassle (it's only for very small usage, and that separate PC doesn't run that often)

    EDIT: Also got Virtual Machines, Ubuntu and Windows 7 for example. I basically want a quick way to access a proxy machine on my PC.
     
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    A sandbox doesn't extend to system services, so you'll just want to set the browser in sandboxie to use a proxy in it's connection settings.
     
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    Hmmmm okay, I've got it set up then. I went to Whatismyip.com, and it showed my host IP address and it said 'Proxy detected - 212.7.210.161'

    My goal is to register on a site, and be untraceable to my host IP address. I don't want to be linked to my host IP. Will this do? Or will that site know 'this guy is using proxies' and it'll save both IP addresses?
     
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    TOR not an option? Wandering down to the library/firing up aircrack not an option?

    Also not all proxies are made equal and many will forward your IP address as a matter of course (see x forwarded for).
     
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    Depends on the proxy. The one you're using is detected. Some proxies (like FAST said) will actively tell website that you are using a proxy. Others won't do it on purpose but will be detectable as proxy simply from it being known info beforehand that the IP is registered to a proxy service or something.

    So generally using the least-known proxy servers is best. Like FAST said, TOR is made for stuff like this. There's a TOR bundle that has it's own firefox that runs in TOR.
     
  6. Satangel
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    Tor seems like the ideal thing for this, tyvm. I installed it, and the browser does his job tremendously. This is exactly what I wanted, tyvm!
    Yup, I'm using that Firefox now, very nice.