Faronics Deep Freeze helps eliminate workstation damage and downtime by making computer configurations indestructible. Once Deep Freeze is installed on a workstation, any changes made to the computer—regardless of whether they are accidental or malicious—are never permanent. Deep Freeze provides immediate immunity from many of the problems that plague computers today—accidental system misconfiguration, malicious software activity, and incidental system degradation.

Deep Freeze ensures computers are absolutely bulletproof, even when users have full access to system software and settings. Users get to enjoy a pristine and unrestricted computing experience, while IT personnel are freed from tedious helpdesk requests.


Absolute Protection

  • Guarantees 100% workstation recovery on restart
  • Provides password protection and complete security 
  • Protects multiple hard drives and partitions 

Integration and Compatibility

  • Supports multi-boot environments 
  • Compatible with Fast User Switching 
  • Supports SCSI, ATA, SATA, and IDE hard drives 
  • Single install for Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000, XP and Vista 
  • Supports FAT, FAT32, NTFS, basic and dynamic disks 
  • Localized in five languages: English, French, German, Spanish & Japanese

Deployment Options

  • Offers silent install option for rapid network deployment 
  • Provides option to deploy on multiple workstations as part of a master image
  • DFC included in Workstation/Seed installations

Security and Control

  • Encrypt all components with a unique Customization Code
  • Preset multiple passwords to be used on a workstation or via the Command Line Control with varying activation and expiration dates 
  • Generate encrypted One Time or One Day Passwords 
  • Disable keyboard and mouse during maintenance periods or on demand
  • Boot Control window provides ability for immediate reboot

Configuring Options

  • Create customized installation files using the Configuration Administrator 
  • Pre-select Frozen Drives and selectively Freeze or Thaw fixed drives 
  • Schedule automatic Restart/Shutdown times
  • Restart computer on Logoff
  • Shutdown workstations after a preset length of inactivity
  • Schedule Thawed Maintenance periods to perform Windows updates through the Internet or a SUS/WSUS server or Anti-Virus Updates
  • Schedule Send Message tasks

Flexibility Options

  • Create a ThawSpace on a workstation that can be used to store programs, save files, or make permanent changes 
  • Specify the size and file system of the ThawSpace (up to 100GB using NTFS) 
  • Use Stealth Mode to hide the Deep Freeze system tray icon
  • Override ongoing maintenance periods

Interoperability Options

  • Use Deep Freeze Command Line Control Utility (DFC) to manage Deep Freeze deployments remotely via command line interface 
  • Integrate Deep Freeze protection into any Desktop Management Solution capable of executing command line control 
  • Manage Deep Freeze protection through dedicated plugins for LANDesk® Management Suite or Novell ZENworks

Action Files

  • Create XML-based Deep Freeze Action Files to interact with other programs via the Deep Freeze Console
  • Administrators will be able to create, edit, download and share Action Files with other users through Faronics Labs

Enterprise Console

  • Schedule restart, shutdown, Wake-On-LAN, Freeze, Thaw and Thaw Locked tasks dynamically to take place once or on a regular basis
  • Scheduled tasks run even when Deep Freeze Console is closed
  • Change maintenance and restart/shutdown schedules on the fly 
  • Power-on workstations using Wake-on-LAN technology 
  • Use Workstation Seed for workstation communication and installation 
  • Manage workstations easily with User Defined Groups 
  • Quickly populate multiple groups or sub-groups with smart automatic filters or import groups from Active Directory 
  • Update all pre-existing installation files automatically 
  • Invoke system maintenance on demand with “Thaw Locked” mode 

Expanded Network Options

  • Communicate with workstations over a LAN, WAN, or combination 
  • Create Remote and Multiple Consoles with the Deep Freeze Server Service Manager 
  • Support for multiple ports for use with Server Service Manager
  • Preset passwords with activation and expiration dates 
  • Instantly send notification messages to workstations

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  1. Lightning_Struck_Tower // 7/20/2008 12:28:00 AM  
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