Message: SBIE2218 Failed to get elevated privileges: [xx / yyyyyyyy]

Logged To: Popup Message Log.


Some error has occurred which prevents Sandboxie from successfully completing a privilege elevation operation which was issued by a program running in the sandbox. A privilege elevation operation can be:

  • a request to start some service in the sandbox, or
  • on Windows Vista and later, a request to use User Account Control (UAC) to elevate to Administrator privileges.

This message is followed by message SBIE2219.

Resolution: This error might occur during program installation. A possible workaround is to run the installation with Administrator privileges: Use the right-click command Run Sandboxed to launch the installation setup program under Sandboxie, and make sure to select the Run as UAC Administrator option in the Run Sandboxed dialog box.