Deep Freeze Startup Issue

Error: I found that when we had imaged machines with Deep Freeze installed, after we protected them we were getting the XP boot options screen. It was telling us that Windows hadn’t started up correctly last boot. Solution: Only install the Deep Freeze Workstation Seed on your master machine. After you deploy, you can go [...]


Alsoft DiskWarrior 4.0 is a nice utility that can fix your Mac hard drive issues. Whenever I get a complicated problem that none of the included Apple Utilities can fix, I give DiskWarrior a try. It’s worked every time so far.

“Error loading operating system”

Error: The dreaded generic, “Error loading operating system” error. Solution: In my situation, after scanning the hard drive with DiskWarrior and re-imaging the Windows Boot Camp partition, I found the problem was coming from Bootpicker 2.1. A quick install from of the newest Bootpicker 2.1.1 release and the problem was solved.

Deep Freeze

Deep Freeze is protection software for the Windows side of things. In the past we have used Compuguard but discovered that it doesn’t seem to survive syspreping inside Boot Camp. After emailing them their response was, “We don’t currently support the use of Compuguard in Boot Camp.” That was enough for me to search for [...]

CS3 Error: “Licensing for this product has stopped working”

Error: So for the past week I’ve been working on a 24 machine iMac mass deployment. One of the many apps installed on the master machine was the CS3 suite. After deploying the image I found out that none of the CS3 apps worked. Instead I got this error, “Licensing for this product has stopped [...]

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