One of our project machine(WinXP) is installed with a software(HMI) that monitors a bunch of devices. The machine is setup such as that whenever the machine boots up, it'll automatically starts the HMI software. You don't get to see any WinXp interface at all.No Start button, no task bar.... nothing. Quiting the HMI software will shutdown the machine. In addition, the HMI software blocks certain keys combination such as Alt-Tab, Alt-F4 etc etc except Ctrl-Alt-Dlt.
Whenever a user starts IE from the HMI software(a launcher), the IE appears in front of the HMI software GUI. The issue is that, whenever the user clicks at the HMI GUI, the IE will hide behind the HMI GUI and there is no way to call it back. Thus, user will have to launch another IE from the HMI to use it again.
Is there a way, to force IE to always be in front although something behind the IE is clicked? Please advise.
I can access the normal WinXp interface by logging in the HMI software as admin. Then closing the HMI will return me to the WinXP interface.