Windows SteadyState is a free tool from Microsoft that helps make shared computers easier to set up and manage. Windows SteadyState 2.5 is available on Windows XP and Windows Vista. Whether you manage computers in a school computer lab or an Internet café, a library, or even in your home, Windows SteadyState helps make it easy for you to keep your computers running the way you want them to, no matter who uses them.
Windows SteadyState will continue to be available for download through December 31, 2010 and may not be available for download after that date.
However, support for Windows SteadyState will continue to be available through the Microsoft Knowledge Base portal through June 30, 2011.
Windows SteadyState runs on genuine copies of Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, and Windows Vista Starter. And, Windows SteadyState is offered free of charge to Windows Genuine Advantage customers!
It might be a good idea to download and keep a copy for yourself, right away!
Download Page : Windows SteadyState | Windows SteadyState Handbook (PDF).
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