Faronics Deep Freeze Cloud - Disruption in Cloud Sync Service
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 01 November 2019 09:58 AM

Faronics is aware of an issue impacting our Cloud Sync service in the Deep Freeze Cloud platform. Our operations and development teams are working on this issue and will be getting a fix in place as soon as possible. This issue is limited to the customers attempting to authenticate with Google Drive.

At this time they have not shared a ETA for a resolution but we will update everybody as we get more information back.

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Deep Freeze 8.6 Released
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 28 October 2019 09:04 AM

Faronics is happy to announce the release of Deep Freeze Enterprise 8.6. This release includes a number of fixes and improvements all listed here in the release notes;


One thing to note is that we are officially dropping support for Windows XP, and for Windows Server 2003

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Deep Freeze Mac 7.2 now available!
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 15 October 2019 08:03 AM

We are happy to announce the release of Deep Freeze Mac 7.2, this release has a number of enhancements including support for macOS Catalina.

Along with support for Catalina we also have the following additions to the product;

  • Maintenance Schedules¬†- create maintenance schedules where you can perform Apple software updates, run a script or any other maintenance required. Optionally warn users prior to a maintenance period, lock the keyboard and mouse and

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Faronics Power Save 4.80 Released
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 26 September 2019 01:42 PM

We are happy to announce the release of Faronics Power Save 4.80.

This release fixes a few customer reported issues including;

  • Problems with the option to override Windows Power Settings not being applied unless a policy is manually applied.
  • Problems with the reporting options defaulting to June 2009
  • Problems with reports not being able to be generated after June 23, 2019

The updated release can be downloaded from

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Insight 8.00.3252.8000 now available
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 13 September 2019 12:48 PM

Faronics is pleased to announce the release of Insight 8.00.3252.8000, this update includes;

  • Added additional security to the Chromebook agent to prevent students from evading the teacher-initiated blank screen command.
  • Added a web extension for Firefox browsers to enhance web blocking and web history capabilities.
  • Added the ability to set channel number as a filter option for class lists.
  • Added a prompt to notify teachers that they are pulling

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Faronics Support - Closed September 2, 2019
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 29 August 2019 10:59 AM

The Faronics Support team will be closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday in Canada and the United States on September 2, 2019.

Support services will re-open as normal on September 3rd.

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