Deep Freeze & Avast Antivirus
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 26 August 2016 10:19 AM
You must follow this instruction set for DeepFreeze to not create clones in your Avast for Business portal.
You will need a thawed space, approximately 5GB (it can be smaller, but 5GB is a safe size).
You will need a program called Data Igloo from Faronics (http://www.faronics.com/products/data-igloo/).
If Avast is already installed, please run the avastclear.exe (https://www.avast.com/uninstall-utility) to remove all traces of Avast.
You can prepare a new HDD image by installing Avast with this command, run it from the location of your install file (after setting up the folder redirections):
avast_business_antivirus_setup.exe /cust_ini:"c:\CustomInstallation.ini" /silent
The (C:\custominstallation.ini) should direct to the location of the CustomInstallation.ini that is attached and is attached to this article.
If you are experiencing a BSOD issue after following the above instructions you may either disable hardware VT in your BIOS or complete the following:
Program version updates will need to be done manually in thawed state.