Now you can uninstall it using deepfreeze installer. You could also choose to input a thaw space in this installer file. I am booting it with a debian linux based live cd, which boots the computer with deep freeze disabled. Also, if you are using ThawSpace and you want to get rid of it delete that line too ThwSpace , if you want to keep the ThawSpace leave it there. Change the date 10 years backward or forward. When the Windows logo appears, press Ctrl + Alt + Del to open Task Manager. First we need a way to edit the registry.
Still a little confused as to why. In this post, we will show you how to remove deep freeze password and uninstall it without using any third-party Deep Freeze password remover. The password was not known, so deep freeze can not be uninstalled the traditional way. Before the Windows logo shows up, press F8 5. Can you give me a link? Did not install deepfreeze, just the workstation seed.
Then I booted the computer using ubcd live beta found here: The reason for using this is it comes with a built in gui registry editor. If you don't know much about deepfreeze it can be found here: I installed a trial version of enterprise and created my own workstation executable on another computer. However, many users got difficulty and problem in uninstalling it from the computer. Deepfreeze will not be uninstalled using this product or any other similar software. Find installation file and uninstall it using installer. The registry was what I thought would fix it.
If it's not thawed follow one of the alternatives described above, and run Regedit or Regedt32 on Windows 2K. Disable the Deep Freeze before uninstall 2. It's in the bottom-right corner of the Deep Freeze window. Here is a link to some help files. But this will do harm to your system if you accidently remove the wrong files in the system registry.
Now reboot and Deep Freeze will not load. The easiest way to get rid of Deep Freeze without a password is to format the hard drive where the application is installed and clean-install your Windows. I got nothing out of google. The Boot Options dialog is displayed. . Rename this folder to anything. Before the windows logo shows up Press F8.
And after that, you need to use a Deep Freeze installation file to fully uninstall Deep Freeze it will be thawed when you boot up with the special driver. You can simply uninstall deepfreeze by using its installer. For this to happen deepfreeze must be in the thawed mode as per the instructions above. A Password dialog is displayed. I read the trace and wrote down all of the files and registry items that looked important.
The workstations should reboot and appear in the Console in a Thawed state. You should have this file from when your first download the app. Deep Freeze unloading method is different from other software, there is no certain ways to uninstall it directly. Thanks to for this tip on the forum. With the installation file running, choose Uninstall and continue with the process. If you want to re-install Deep Freeze, you'll have to first delete the special driver too.
Feature I would like to see: temporary thaw password. But, even if you do have it, you will still have to boot separately from the hard drive and replace the existing Deep Freeze driver with the special one and reboot. After installation, you can set a password to protect Windows system. Press Shift key, double click Deep Freeze icon, and open Deep Freeze Standard 3. You will probably use a tool that lets you boot and edit the registry. This will disable Deep Freeze on the next reboot.
Hiding the Deep Freeze Icon Sometimes, you would love to hide the Deep Freeze icon from other users. This should fix the problem. If your computer is frozen or if it doesn't boot you'll need to find another way. Then deep freeze is off of the computer but the mouse and keyboard are frozen. Frankly, I'd expect to lose my job if I let a computer out of here with an intact hard drive.
You've got to alter some files probably using VolumeShadowCopy that are used by Windows itself. Once the date is changed, save and reboot your computer again. However, many users got difficulty and problem in uninstalling it from the computer. That is the indication that the application is currently disabled and you can safely uninstall it. This will make Deep Freeze think that the machine is not running anymore.