The purpose of this guide is to get Deep Freeze installed and running on your machine without any issues. It provides a reference for many common questions that arise when installing and using this software. Deep Freeze Resources User guides, video tutorials, white papers, and other documentation on Deep Freeze Standard are available in the Faronics Content Library at www.faronics.com/library.
What is Deep Freeze?
Deep Freeze is a software program that prevents any permanent changes being made to a machine. Deep Freeze has two states: Frozen and Thawed. When Deep Freeze is in a Frozen state, any changes made to the machine are forgotten when the machine is restarted. When Deep Freeze is in a Thawed state, any changes made to the machine are retained when the machine is restarted. When making changes to a machine, such as installing software or performing updates, the computer needs to be put into a Thawed state. A reboot is required every time the state of the computer is changed. Requirements Deep Freeze requires Windows 95/98/Me/2000/XP/Vista and 10% free hard drive space. The hardware requirements are the same as the recommended hardware requirements for the host operating system.
Installing Deep Freeze Standard
When installing Deep Freeze, close and disable all background utilities and antivirus software. Complete the following steps to install Deep Freeze Standard: 1. 2. Double-click the DeepFreezeSTDEval.exe file to begin the installation process. The Deep Freeze Standard Installation Dialog appears. Click Install to begin the installation. Follow the steps presented. Read and accept the license agreement. At the end of the installation, the machine reboots. After the reboot Deep Freeze is installed. After the reboot, a Password Initialization screen appears. This screen allows you to enter a password for Deep Freeze. This screen only appears for 10 seconds. If you do not enter a password before the screen disappears,...