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Faronics Products and Windows 11
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 28 September 2021 02:10 PM

As most of us are aware Microsoft has officially released Windows 11 yesterday.

At this time Faronics is now testing our products with the final release that was made available yesterday and we will update here with any issues that we find.

The only large issue is that WINSelect's Kiosk functionality does not work in Windows 11 due to the removal of Internet Explorer from Windows 11. Our Developers are working on a build to address this at this time. We will provide an update once a release


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OSX Yosemite Public Beta & Deep Freeze Support
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 25 July 2014 09:21 AM

As many of our customers are aware Apple has recently released a beta version of OS X Yosemite for public download and trial.

At this time the currently released versions of Deep Freeze do not yet support installation on OS X Yosemite and will block themselves from being installed to avoid issues on the system.

If you have Deep Freeze installed and then you subsequently upgrade to Yosemite with Deep Freeze is installed the Deep Freeze product will not properly function as it appears that


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Faronics Update Services offline this weekend.
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 26 March 2014 02:46 PM

Due to some maintinance work the services that our products use to check for updates will be offline this weekend, you may see errors or odd results when checking for updates from the products but no impact to the software installed on your workstations will happen.

We expect that this maintinance should be complete by the start of business Monday March 31st and the reporting will then show proper results again.


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Deep Freeze 8.0 - Current Status
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 30 December 2013 04:23 PM

Over the holiday break a number of customers where emailed credentials for a updated version of Deep Freeze (Version 8.0). Unfortunity due to some unforeseen issues that have been encountered with a data migration process on our end we have had to withdraw the 8.0 release of Deep Freeze and revert back to the previously released Deep Freeze 7.72 while those issues are being addressed.

This was not an easy decision for our product teams and in the end the decision to withdraw the release


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Insight 7.7.2 Released
Posted by Adam Zilliax on 29 January 2013 12:55 PM

Insight 7.7.2 is now available from all the usual locations.  

In addition to resolving 90 issues, you can expect to see the following enhancements:

  • Windows 8 support.
  • Ubuntu Linux 12 and 64bit support.
  • System Tray student notification of teacher connection.
  • Group Chat – Multiple students can chat in a group with a Teacher.
  • New Unload options for On-demand students.
  • Customizable background image for Blank Screen for Mac Teachers. (Windows support was added in the previous

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Faronics is happy to announce a number of new product releases.

First up is a release of Insight 7.51. This is a maintenance release with no new features. Several issues have been resolved, including;

  • Problems where the web blocking feature would block access to all sites with HTTPS.
  • Resolved issues that prevented web blocking from working with Firefox.
  • Resolved issues with the Voting feature on the teacher console.
  • Resolved a potential issue that could cause Internet Explorer to

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