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GPO like Deepfreeze

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I would like to have a GPO which should work like Deepfreeze,   I would like to prevent unwanted workstation changes when you reboot your computer. We have server 2012 DC, And win 7 Ent Client. Or  do you know any  program like deepfreeze but open source ( free)

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I think this may be the best you will come up with using only native windows tools. Steadystate was a tool used for XP that would provide some of the features that deepfreeze did. Unfortunately it is not supported under windows 7. The document below is MS reccomendations on how to do this with GPO and win7 available tools.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=3118
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Steadystate is really pain,  But i will go with GPO settings. thx
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