Custom Deep Freeze configuration to avoid interference with Sassafras Software K2 Client
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 01 June 2018 02:35 PM
NOTE: This document was originally published by Sasafrass Software. The URL for the original document is linked below;
The essential idea in avoiding interference between Deep Freeze and KeyAccess is to make sure that KeyAccess stores its "Application Data" in a location that will never be "frozen" by Deep Freeze (e.g. will never be periodically restored to an initial state). This will require client computers to be set up with a second "thawed" volume in addition to the main "frozen" system volume.
First, with KeyAccess installed as usual on the System volume, set up its initial state:
KeyAccess private data is stored in the file:
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\KeyAccessor on Mac, in the file:
This file must be moved to the second thawed drive and replaced in the original location by a junction or link.
Follow the platform specific instructions below, after which you can freeze the system volume and start KeyAccess.
On Win XP, the System volume must be formated as NTFS in order to create a junction:
Win 7 (and higher):