Its main purpose is to give users a way to minimize exposure to ransomware
that infects computers through security holes in flash-based advertisements. Yes, you can use
Windows built-in function "Run As" but it will prompt you for a password
every-time or use psexec that can do exactly what this program can (and a lot
more) but the downside is, you have to write the command line with parameters.
Not every users cup of tea.
The program will run you default web browser but you can edit the configuration
file to run whatever program you like (with parameters if needed). You can also
change the username, password and domain if you need to. It's all in the config
file. Want to run more than one program as a jailed user? Easy, just duplicate
the exe and config and edit the new config to your liking.
The setup will add a local user account (jailuser) and make it a member of the
guest group. Therefore you need to
run the setup.exe as an administrator
. If you're a bit paranoid like me
and want full control you could always create the user by hand and just extract
the exe and config from the zip file. The config file is quite self
Download setup program:
Download zip archive:
It's tested on Windows 7 x64 but should work on any Windows OS with .NET