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Deep Freeze 8.63 Release
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 29 July 2021 04:18 PM

Faronics is happy to announce the availability of Deep Freeze 8.63. 

This release is a bugfix release that resolves several customer issues including;

  • 28484 Resolved an issue where Windows 10 workstations randomly hung when Deep Freeze was in a Frozen state. (Case No. DCK-357-11563, QFR-533-92927, VVQ-945-75978, MZX-943-50816…)
  • 31618 Resolved an issue where rebooting Deep Freeze to Frozen status from RDP resulted in Deep Freeze rebooting to Frozen & Locked status. (Case No.

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Issues reported with Faronics AV 4.31 update.
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 16 July 2021 11:40 AM

Update (July 28, 2021) - Our developers have released the updated build of our Antivirus for On-Premise customers earlier today. If you require assistance in updating to the latest release please reach out to the support team via email to support@faronics.com for assistance.

Update (July 27, 2021) - Our developers have pushed an updated build of our Antivirus software to the Deep Freeze Cloud and Faronics Deploy services to resolve this issue. We are working on getting an updated build of


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Problems with updating macOS to 11.3 using Deep Freeze Maintenance Tasks
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 27 April 2021 09:26 AM

Faronics is currently aware of and investigating issues being reported with updating systems running macOS to version 11.3.

The issue appears to be triggered when client systems are updated using the maintenance tasks in the Deep Freeze Mac product, and shows as the affected machines not exiting the maintenance task period.

If you are impacted by this issue please raise a support ticket with us by emailing support@faronics.com so that we can track this issue and advise our developers of


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Problems with enrolling Android Devices into Faronics MDM
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 15 April 2021 07:43 AM

Faronics is aware of an issue impacting customers who are trying to enroll Android devices into the Faronics MDM platform. Our developers are working on resolving this issue and we will post an update here when the issue is resolved.

If you are currently impacted by this issue please reach out to support@faronics.com and we will open a ticket for this issue.


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Customers reporting issues accessing Deep Freeze Cloud in some regions.
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 22 February 2021 07:20 AM

Update : As of about 1:00pm Pacific Time the issues accessing the Deep Freeze service should be resolved. The team is still monitoring the service for issues and will be actively monitoring the service to ensure there are no further interuptions.

We are aware of reports from some customers indicating that they are having problems accessing our Deep Freeze Cloud service. Our operations team is looking into this issue and are working to resolve the problems. 

If you are running into


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Deep Freeze Compatibility with Apple Silicon
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 09 February 2021 12:38 PM

We have had a number of customers contacting us asking if Deep Freeze is compatible with the latest Apple Silicon based hardware.

The answer is yes, provided that you are using the latest release of the software. There is however an issue with Deep Freeze performing Apple software updates on Apple Silicon. This occurs when the devices running Apple Silicon prompt for a second password when downloading updates. Users on Apple Silicon should not enable Apple software update in a Deep


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