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Deep Freeze Enterprise 8.57 Released
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 06 May 2019 12:37 PM

Faronics is happy to announce the release of Deep Freeze Enterprise 8.57.

This release is a bugfix release that resolved an issue where Windows Updates did not install all approved updates from WSUS during Windows Update task. (Case No: NWC-473-23257).

Release notes can be found here;


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Oracle Java SE Run-times and Software Updater
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 06 May 2019 11:35 AM

Recently Oracle announced a  change to how they are licensing the Oracle Java SE run-time for commercial use. In short, it’s now a paid product and a license is required to be able to continue to access updated versions if the software is used for a commercial purpose. More details on this can be found linked on the Oracle homepage here;


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Deep Freeze 8.56 - Change in behavior in Windows Update handling.
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 23 April 2019 03:40 PM

Due to a change in the processing procedure for Windows Updates Deep Freeze 8.56 is currently only installing updates that fall into one of the following categories through a WSUS server;

  • Critical 
  • Security
  • Feature Releases

Updates that do not fall into one of these classifications will not be applied to machines through Deep Freeze at this time. if you are running into this issue please email
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Deep Freeze Mac APFS Support - Now in Deep Freeze Cloud
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 22 April 2019 09:01 AM
Faronics is pleased to announce the release of Deep Freeze Mac 7.0 in our Deep Freeze Cloud Service.

This release provides support for Mohave and the APFS file system in the Deep Freeze Cloud service. Customers will now see both a version of Deep Freeze for APFS, and for HFS+ based systems listed in the policy for systems running macOS.


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Issues affecting Deep Freeze Cloud (RESOLVED)
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 17 April 2019 11:17 AM

11:37am - Wednesday April 17, 2019 

Our developers and operations team are indicating that the issues are now resolved and the platform is operating properly at this time. 

11:17am - Wednesday April 17th, 2019

We are currently aware of issues preventing some of our customers from accessing Deep Freeze Cloud.

Our operations team and developers are looking into the issue and we expect service to be restored soon. We will post updates here
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