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How do I configure Deep Freeze to work with Bloomberg Professional
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 02 December 2016 10:33 AM

The following procedure was provided by Bloomberg, for support and assitance in implementing this process please contact Bloomberg support at HTTP://WWW.BLOOMBERG.COM/NOW/CONTACTS/

  1. Reboot the system Thawed
  2. Log into the computer using a profile/login that you are not trying to redirect or Data Igloo cannot redirect any registry keys. (For example. Don’t log in as you if you are trying to redirect your user profile)
  3. Open Data Igloo
  4. Go to User Profile (to redirect the enter profile) and then Registry Key redirection
  5. The following keys are to be redirected in order for Bloomberg software to update and retain information including licenses while the system is Frozen. And the registry keys that need to be saved/stored/kept are:
    • 32-bit Operating System
      • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Bloomberg L.P. (and all keys created under this key)
      • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall
    • 64-bit Operating System
      • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Bloomberg L.P. (and all keys created under thiskey)
      • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall
        Users can have the rights listed below instead of Uninstall.
    • 32-bit Bloomberg Office Tools in 32-bit Operating System.
      • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\
        Bloomberg Office Tools (32-bit) 32-bit Bloomberg Office Tools in 64-bit Operating System
      • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\
        Uninstall\Bloomberg Office Tools (32-bit)
    • 64-bit Bloomberg Office Tools in 64-bit Operating System
      • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\
        Uninstall\Bloomberg Office Tools (64-bit)
  6. 6. Reboot the system Frozen and test the Bloomberg software
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