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Free Deep Freeze Alternatives

The best free alternative to Deep Freeze is Reboot Restore Rx. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Deep Freeze and eight of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Deep Freeze are Rollback Rx, Dafturn Ofris, Genie Timeline and Wioski.

Deep Freeze alternatives are mainly System Restore Tools but may also be File Recovery Tools or Parental Control Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Deep Freeze.
This page was last updated Oct 28, 2021
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  1. Reboot Restore Rx makes it easy to maintain PC’s in small public access computing environments (classrooms, computer labs, kiosks, internet cafes, libraries, etc.). Every time you restart the PCs they will automatically reset to your predefined baseline setting.

    Reboot Restore Rx vs Deep Freeze opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Reboot Restore Rx is a great alternative to Deep Freeze.
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    CarlosMorales

    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.

    Top positive comment  over 5 years ago
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    DF and Reboot Restore do the same restore function on boot up

    Top positive comment  over 6 years ago
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    Same function. Restores computer on every reboot

    Positive comment over 2 years ago
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    It does as the name implies. Restores PC on every reboot, just like the Deep Freeze.

    Positive comment almost 5 years ago
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    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.

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    EricaP

    Does the same function but is free

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    WillieLangford

    Very good free program, use it on hotel computers

    Positive comment over 5 years ago
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  2. RollBack Rx client is a system restore utility that enables home users and IT professionals to easily restore a PC to a time before certain events occurred.

    Rollback Rx vs Deep Freeze opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Rollback Rx is a great alternative to Deep Freeze.
    andyroddick0797

    Rollback rx does the exact same... restore system on every restart automatically

    Top positive comment  over 6 years ago
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    ken_belanger

    Has more than one state to restore to (DF only has the one) but I prefer that in a lot of ways.

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    CarlosMorales

    Different types of programs, while RollBack can do what Deep Freeze and Reboot Restore Rx do, it's less cost effective.

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    Works on file level but not on kernel level

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    hamidjhisin1

    not the same type of program

    Negative comment almost 6 years ago
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    m8r-5b599u

    Does everything that deep freeze does - restores PC on reboot.

    Positive comment over 6 years ago
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    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.

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  3. Dafturn Ofris

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux

    Dafturn Ofris, Freeze from Indonesia, is an open source application that can freeze your Linux, like Deep Freeze in Microsoft Windows operating system. So, you can lock your system by using this application.

    Most users think Dafturn Ofris is a great alternative to Deep Freeze.
  4. Genie Timeline

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Genie Timeline is a time machine backup software for Windows that automatically, wirelessly and continuously backs up music files, videos, photos, documents, files and folders on your machine with little or no user intervention bringing unique simplicity to file backup and file...

  5. Wioski

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

    Some users think Wioski is a great alternative to Deep Freeze, some don't.


  6. fsprotect

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux

    fsprotect is a set of scripts, customized for debian systems that protect existing filesystems.

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    Some users think fsprotect is a great alternative to Deep Freeze, some don't.
  7. Toolwiz Time Freeze

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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 protect your files and folders from changes with a secure password protection.

    Toolwiz Time Freeze vs Deep Freeze opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Toolwiz Time Freeze is still a legitimate alternative to Deep Freeze, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    tested it on win7 works real good.

    Positive comment almost 7 years ago
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    messi007

    Does not auto restore on reboot. You need to manually set this.

    Negative comment over 6 years ago
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    RangersFan81

    Toolwiz is akin to a VM, not a restore solution.

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  8. Lethe

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.34, released in January 2011, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

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    Lethe vs Deep Freeze opinions
    This alternative is disputed. Lethe is still a legitimate alternative to Deep Freeze, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    Different platforms. Linux only

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    Different operating systems

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    Lethe is a linux sandbox app

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