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    Deep Freeze Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Deep Freeze for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is Reboot Restore Rx, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Deep Freeze and ten of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Deep Freeze are Rollback Rx, SmartShield, Clean Slate and Safeshield.

    Deep Freeze is mainly a System Restore Tool but alternatives to it 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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    Deep Freeze Reboot Restore Software prevents any changes made on your system making PCs indestructible. Reboot Restore...
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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 about 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.
      Positive comment about 5 years ago

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      EricaP Does the same function but is free
      Positive comment over 5 years ago

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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  about 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.
      Top positive comment  over 5 years ago

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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.
      Top negative comment  over 5 years ago

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      Works on file level but not on kernel level
      Negative comment over 2 years ago

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      hamidjhisin1 not the same type of program
      Negative comment over 5 years ago

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      m8r-5b599u Does everything that deep freeze does - restores PC on reboot.
      Positive comment about 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.
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

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      SmartShield allows administrators to ensure the ongoing integrity of their workstations without limiting usability. With SmartShield Protection enabled, all changes made to a workstation are removed with every restart. This makes unwanted system changes an impossibility.
      SmartShield vs Deep Freeze opinions
      Most users think SmartShield is a great alternative to Deep Freeze.
      JimmyS Similar technology but Deep Freeze has wider compatibility & is more reliable.
      Positive comment over 6 years ago

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      Restores your computer to its original configuration discarding unwanted computer changes. Just log off or reboot. Clean Slate is easy yet powerful.
      Clean Slate vs Deep Freeze opinions
      Some users think Clean Slate is a great alternative to Deep Freeze, some don't.
      Reboot Restore Rx and Clean Slate restore on every boot up of the PC
      Top positive comment  over 6 years ago

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      JimmyS It is an alternative, but not as stable or enterprise ready as Deep Freeze
      Top positive comment  over 6 years ago

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      messi007 same functions as deep freeze
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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      m8r-5b599u Comparable product to deep freeze
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

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      Clean Slate is also a main competitor to deep freeze
      Positive comment over 6 years ago

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      Creates a virtualization layer to prevent changes to the OS from becoming permanent.
      Most users think Safeshield is a great alternative to Deep Freeze.


    3. 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...
    4. 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.
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      AOMEI OneKey Recovery is designed to create a factory restore partition, make a factory backup image and one key backup and recovery system. You can make a factory image restore and help you to restore computer to its factory settings in case of system failure.
    5. Install-Block allows you to require a password in order for new software to be installed on your PC. You can also prevent users from accessing any programs or windows that you choose. Ideal for employers, parents, or schools.
    6. 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.
      messi007 Does not auto restore on reboot. You need to manually set this.
      Negative comment about 6 years ago

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      tested it on win7 works real good.
      Positive comment almost 7 years ago

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      RangersFan81 Toolwiz is akin to a VM, not a restore solution.
      Negative comment over 6 years ago

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