Alternatives to Deep Freeze for all platforms with Free License

  • Reboot Restore Rx

    Reboot Restore Rx makes it easy to maintain PC’s in small public access computing environments (classrooms, computer labs, kiosks, internet cafes, libraries, etc.)....

    • Free version does a great job of maintaining systems, and does hide the program for non-Admin users to prevent them from uninstalling. Paid version is also good, and when we purchased was less than the cost of Deep Freeze. CarlosMoralesDec 2016 • 13 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • DF and Reboot Restore do the same restore function on boot up Guest • Feb 2016 • 8 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Similar feature set, has a free version, and has a free RMC tool :) ken_belangerJan 2017 • 4 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Very good free program, use it on hotel computers WillieLangfordJan 2017 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Free version does what deepfreeze does. I use it on an w10 tablet for a kid, did not fail me yet. Tried other things but are either not free or not working as expected. Guest • Mar 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It does as the name implies. Restores PC on every reboot, just like the Deep Freeze. Guest • Jul 2017 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Same functionality. Restore on rebooting gigeorge10Mar 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • exact same functions as deep freeze messi007Mar 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Does the same function but is free EricaPJan 2017 Disagree   Agree
    • This software is not useful in a public access environment as any user can disable it as a computer restarts. This renders any protection moot, eliminating an usefulness in maintaining a public access environment. Guest • Feb 2016 • 1 agrees and 12 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Steadier State

    Steadier State is the fastest and easiest way to restore Windows 7 to an earlier snapshot. Each user creates files and installs programs on C:\, the PC's only...

    • Freeware and built into Windows Guest • Jul 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Similar in restore on reboot function m8r-5b599uMar 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Restore on Reboot functionality andyroddick0797Mar 2016 Disagree   Agree

    Free Windows

  • Toolwiz Time Freeze

    Toolwiz Time Freeze is an effective Instant System Restore software to keep your computer system safe and protect your computer from undesired changes. It can also...

    • tested it on win7 works real good. Guest • Aug 2015 Disagree   Agree
    • Does not auto restore on reboot. You need to manually set this. messi007Mar 2016 Disagree   Agree
    • Toolwiz is akin to a VM, not a restore solution. RangersFan81Feb 2016 • 0 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Rollback Rx

    RollBack Rx client is a robust system restore utility that enables home users and IT professionals to easily restore a PC to a time before certain events occurred. ...

    • Rollback rx does the exact same... restore system on every restart automatically andyroddick0797Mar 2016 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Has more than one state to restore to (DF only has the one) but I prefer that in a lot of ways. ken_belangerJan 2017 • 2 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Different types of programs, while RollBack can do what Deep Freeze and Reboot Restore Rx do, it's less cost effective. CarlosMoralesDec 2016 • 2 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Deep Freeze keeps an image of the system and reverts any changes upon reboot. Rollback is a system restore program not intended to be used in an enterprise environment, which is what Deep Freeze does. Guest • Feb 2016 • 1 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Windows

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  • Wioski

    Wioski is a self-healing kiosk-computer running Windows 7 / 8. It’s made with standard Microsoft technologies and is distributed totally free.

    Free Windows

  • fsprotect

    fsprotect is a set of scripts, customized for debian systems that protect existing filesystems. It uses the AUFS filesystem and some initramfs magic to protect the...

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  • Lethe

    Lethe is a Deep Freeze -like partition freezing software for Debian GNU/Linux and Lihuen GNU/Linux (May work on other Debian-based...

    • Discontinued The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.34, released in January 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge
    • Different platforms. Linux only Guest • Feb 2016 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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