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    Windows SteadyState Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to Windows SteadyState for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is Deep Freeze. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Toolwiz Time Freeze or Reboot Restore Rx. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked nine alternatives to Windows SteadyState and nine of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Windows SteadyState are Shadow Defender, Comodo Time Machine, R&S Browser in the Box and SmartShield.

    Windows SteadyState is mainly a System Restore Tool but alternatives to it may also be Web Browsers or Virtualization Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Windows SteadyState.
    This page was last updated Feb 13, 2019
    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    A Tool developed by Microsoft, that gives administrators enhanced options for configuring shared computers, such as hard...
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    1. Deep Freeze Reboot Restore Software prevents any changes made on your system making PCs indestructible. Reboot Restore software is a comprehensive Windows System Restore solution that empower end users with each reboot.
    2. Shadow Defender is an easy-to-use security solution (for Windows operating systems) that protects your PC/laptop real environment against malicious activity and unwanted changes.

    3. 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.
    4. 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.
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      does exactly the same thing - restores automatically on boot up and can be disabled by admin only
      Positive comment about 6 years ago

    5. Comodo Time Machine (CTM) allows non-commercial users to quickly restore their entire system to an earlier point in time (including the registry, critical operating system files and user created documents).


      According to the Comodo Team, CTM is still in development, but the old version was removed from the official website. Latest version, 2.8.155286.178, released in July 2010, can be still downloaded from the official forum.

    6. The Virtual Environment for secured and comfortable Web Browsing: On the basis of a “Browser-in-the-Box” concept a virtual machine is provided with a reduced operating system and a web browser encapsulated therein.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      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.
      • Windows
      Restores your computer to its original configuration discarding unwanted computer changes. Just log off or reboot. Clean Slate is easy yet powerful.
    7. Wioski is a self-healing kiosk-computer running Windows 7 / 8. It’s made with standard Microsoft technologies and is distributed totally free.
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