Originally published at: http://www.howtogeek.com/171145/use-virtualboxs-seamless-mode-or-vmwares-unity-mode-to-seamlessly-run-programs-from-a-virtual-machine/
Virtual machines generally run guest operating systems and their programs in a single window. However, both VirtualBox and VMware have features that allow you to free virtualized programs from their prison, running them on your host desktop.
What about Sandboxie?
Sandboxie is a sandboxing program, for running a windows program in windows without any chance of it messing up your system or files, this article is about running programs for a separate operating system