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Partition is frozen even when marked thawed if formatted as exFAT.

When installing Deep Freeze on a workstations partitions that have been marked to be thawed will not be thawed when the partition is formatted with the exFAT file system.

Deep Freeze currently does not provide support for the exFAT file system and as such will freeze any volumes on local hard disks that are formatted with exFAT. This will not affect network drives, or removable media devices connected to the computer using USB that are formatted in this manner. Only local hard disks attached to the SCSI/IDE/SATA bus are affected.


We reccomend using a file system other than exFAT on drives that need to be thawed. Deep Freeze fully supports FAT, FAT32, and NTFS file systems without issue.

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