Kiosk is a mode an application can enter to lock down the user's ability to interact with specific parts of the interface.

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Un-maximised browser in kiosk-style mode running on top

Let's say I want to have an ISS webcam running on my desktop. Is there any way to get any browser to run in a non-maximised window without menu clutter? Specifically something equivalent to ...
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Windows 8 - Real Kiosk mode

I am trying to lockdown computers running windows 8.1 Enterprise/Standard with a touch screen attached to it. What I'm trying to achieve Have a kiosk user with only access to a web browser. The web ...
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Starting Internet Explorer 11 in Modern UI via command line?

I want to start Internet Explorer in kiosk mode AND using the modern UI. Is this possible, I'd imagine there'd be another argument to call, but don't see any evidence of it. iexplore -k ...
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How to set up limited access remote control to a specific program?

I have a certain program running on a Windows 7 PC and I want a group of people to be able to access it and use the program remotely. However, these remote users shouldn't have any other permissions ...
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How to run chrome in app mode without window frame?

I would like to run chrome in app mode without using a windows frame and the title bar? At the moment I start chrome in this way: chrome.exe --app=http://url.com --app-shell-host-windows-bounds. That ...
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Choosing the right hardware for an interactive kiosk [closed]

My goal is to develop an interactive kiosk with only touchscreen available to visitors for a local museum. I must admit that I'm a freshman in this part of hardware world, but I really like the sound ...
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Address bar should be disabled in Kiosk mode for Metro IE

I want to use Metro IE in Kiosk mode, but restricting the user's ability to navigate to other URLs. The address bar should be disabled completely. How can I achieve this?
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Windows 8.1 Sideloaded app for Assigned Access

I have a windows 8 application that will be used for an event in a kiosk. Since this is a limited time event, and this application is not meant for broad distribution, this app has no reason to be ...
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How to disable Chrome kiosk mode?

I started Chrome in kiosk mode, like this: start chrome --kiosk "http://google.com" Now everytime I open Chrome it opens in kiosk mode and I can't find how to turn this off. I tried some commands ...
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tablet + wired network + recharging

Can any tablet simultaneously recharge and use a non-wireless network? The goal is like an always-on kiosk-like touchscreen, in a location that forbids wifi. Ethernet (not Internet) would be e.g. ...
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Disabling touch gestures in Windows 8.1

I'm setting a Windows 8.1 computer with a touchscreen for a web-based betting terminal, but I'm having some problems with the gestures. Basically I'd like to disable touch gestures such as ...
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How to use a “non-windows store” app in assigned access on windows 8.1

I have a software program for my business that I need to run in kiosk mode or "Assigned access". The program I want to use does not come up as an option when I select the program I want to use in ...
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Internet explorer missing from assigned access list

I'm attempting to use windows 8.1 assigned access mode to create a kiosk displaying an interactive website. The problem I'm coming up against is that there are no browsers is the list of available ...
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Running latest Chrome for Windows in kiosk mode

Tried these instructions Open up Chrome's settings. Under "Users" click "Add new user." Give the new profile a name and picture. Make sure "Create a desktop shortcut for this user" is checked. Click ...
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Windows 8.1 kiosk (assigned access) with IE in kiosk mode iexplore.exe -k

I am using windows 8.1 "assigned access" (kiosk mode) - and the selected app is Internet Explorer. Everything works as is, so when the kiosk user boots up, IE opens in metro style. All very nice, ...
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How can I lockdown a computer so the user cannot minimize or move the browser window? [duplicate]

I am trying to setup a computer with a browser page. The webpage allows people to enter their email address and submit a form. However, it is intended to be a kiosk. I don't want people to be able ...
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Chrome kiosk mode is not enabled until fullscreened

I know that Chromium can be started in kiosk mode with the flag --kiosk in the terminal. However, when Chromium is begun, it is in a regular windowed mode. Kiosk mode isn't enabled until the user ...
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How to disable osk/tabtip for a specific application?

I want to disable the default osk/tabtip that shows up in my touchscreen application for Windows. I do not want to disable it for the entire OS, but for my application. My researches bring me only to ...
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suggested algorithms to prevent “image persistence” on an LCD screen

I have a Windows application which is displayed on kiosk machines and often runs continuously for weeks. The application is full screen. For reference imagine a screen divided into 2 panels, the left ...
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How do I make a Minecraft kiosk for portable USB drive that boots on most computers

Some time ago, someone referred me to a cool website called Rapid Rollout. It worked fine until I tried to install an OS onto a netbook. To put it short, it didn't work as well as I expected it to. It ...
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How can I launch Chrome in kiosk mode in a Windows 8.1 kiosk (assigned access) account?

We are trying to set up a web application in a kiosk mode using Chrome in Windows 8.1. I have been able to create an "assigned access" account (the new Windows 8.1 kiosk feature) that will log in and ...
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Any way to disable ctrl-alt-delete in windows 8.1 “assigned access” (kiosk) mode?

We are evaluating using the Windows 8.1 "assigned access" mode to set up a kiosk application for a building lobby. I've got the RTM running on a virtual machine and am shocked to discover that, while ...
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Kiosk lockdown Fedora 19 Xfce

I am attempting to lock down a Fedora 19 install so that the user is locked in to a full screen version of Firefox. This can be achived with an number of addons for Firefox. I also need to lock down ...
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Allowing Restricted Functionality on a Logged-Off or Locked Windows Computer

Is there some way in Windows 7 to allow restricted functionality - for example just a browser running - when the normal user has either locked their computer or has logged off. The scenario I have in ...
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Locking down a Windows 7 PC to just a browser

I have been tasked with building several PCs to act as secure kiosks that allow users to view and use an intranet site at my company. Our LP staff will cover physical security, so that is not a ...
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IE Kiosk Mode on touchscreen - disable swipe

I have tablets running Windows 8 RT/Full and when they boot up they go straight into Internet Explorer Kiosk mode (iexplore -k). This is fine on a normal PC, however on a tablet device users are ...
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Is there any way to remove the Windows 8 start on the right side in touch screens? [duplicate]

I am attempting to create a kiosk using Windows 8, but the menu that pop ups on the right side when one slides one's fingers in that area is an issue.
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Windows 8 kiosk [closed]

I need to lockdown windows 8 for a kiosk using chrome. I have tried some of the paid solutions out there but none of them support chrome. Has anyone accomplished this without purchasing a product? ...
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Is it possible to lockdown a Microsoft Surface RT in kiosk mode?

I am wondering if it is possible to lock-down a Microsoft Surface RT tablet by allowing one application to always be in the foreground and restricting users from doing anything else. Is it possible ...
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Are there guides or even custom Linux distributions available for dedicated “slideshow” PCs?

First of all, I'm not entirely sure what the term is for a computer that only stands around and shows pictures, but I'm sure you've all encountered them at work, in stores and so on. Usually we notice ...
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Single GUI Application raspberrypi

So I want to develop a software that will take over my raspberry pi computer, or just for simplicity's sake, any computer running a lightweight linux OS, to serve a single function. Run a Ruby/Java or ...
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Remote Viewing Software

I'm looking for some software and having a difficult time finding what exactly I require. What I would like is to run on a central computer somewhere, a piece of software that I would like ...
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Launching Google Chrome/Opera in Kiosk Mode

I am trying to create a desktop shortcut to launch Chrome or Opera in Kiosk Mode and to a specific URL. I've tried adjusting the target to include /KioskMode after chrome.exe. Does anyone know the ...
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Shell replacement for kiosk environment with desktop icons

I have to deploy around 80 touch-screen terminals for my company. We're going to run several Windows applications on those terminals and they'll be operated by touch input only. I basically want those ...
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Present a form to user on Windows login

I have a public computer lab where users must give a few short details about themselves such as their age and objective before they use the computers. Currently this information is gathered by a lab ...
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Run chromium-browser on Linux with fullscreen and application modes ON

Some time ago the Chromium-browser was supporting a so called "kiosk mode", which could start Chromium in fullscreen and removed unnecessary titlebar and some other UI components. Right now it looks ...
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Windows kiosk mode - Solution

I currently have a device running Windows 64-bit edition. I have 2 multi-touch displays attached to it. These multi-touch displays are recognized by windows as touch interfaces thus activating the ...
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IE9 Kiosk Mode scheduled task opens behind taskbar

I've set up a scheduled task in Windows 7 Pro to open up Internet Explorer 9 (x86 version) in kiosk mode. The scheduled task executes when a certain user logs in, and this user is logged in ...
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SteadyState alternatives for Vista [closed]

On their Vista PCs, my library uses Windows SteadyState to discard changes patrons make to system. Recently, one of those machines had to be re-imaged with stock version of Vista that came with the ...
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Disable Google Chrome session restore functionality

Chrome offers to restore the last session when it did not shutdown properly (power outage, Chrome crashed, ...). How do I disable that? (Setting or command line switch) I'm using a batch file that ...
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Multiple Monitors with Multiple Kiosks. How to run powerpoint on one and IE on the others

I have a setup with 4 monitors that all need to be running in kiosk mode. 3 of the monitors will be running IE and the fourth needs to be running a powerpoint presentation. IE is easy - I've got a way ...
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One server with multiple desktops “heads” with VNC

I am managing a system of kiosks. Each kiosk currently is running a web browser with the application for the kiosk running in the browser. Each kiosk needs to be able to display separate content. ...
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How to exit Firefox kiosk mode?

I've set up Firefox on Ubuntu to run in kiosk (full-screen) mode. This means the user can visit only the predefined URLs. That works fine. Now I want to set up a second machine the same way, but I ...
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How to make Chrome open in kiosk mode even if there's already another instance running?

I tried chrome url --kiosk but it works only when there's no instance running. I also tried chrome url --kiosk --new-window but it doesn't solve my problem neither.
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Start Firefox in fullscreen with no easy way to exit

I would like Firefox to start automaticaly in fullscreen mode and with no menus, tabs, etc... It's for an app, and the users should not be able to easily exit the app.
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Making Windows 7 On-Screen Keyboard popup more noticeable?

We are trying to deploy a self contained touch screen kiosk running Windows 7 and through much headache and hours of tweaking were able to lock it down rather well. The only remaining issue we are ...
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Run Windows Server 2011 in kiosk mode and hide windows all together

I want to configure windows on boxes that I can ship to customers that needs to be deprived of any "windows" brand. In fact, I created a web server running on this windows box to configure the parts ...
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Chrome Kiosk-mode in OS X Lion allows top menu bar?

Using the information here, I was able to place Chrome into Kiosk mode on OSX Snow Leopard. However, in Lion it appears to work but if you move the mouse cursor to the top of the screen, the menu bar ...
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Disable button in a third party application?

Im currently have a linux "kiosk" machine containing a closed-source third party application. The problem is that the third party application has a settings button, that I dont want the users to be ...
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Opera kiosk home page resets on guest account

I'm setting up a kiosk with Opera on a MacOS 10.5 (Leopard) and 10.6 (Snow Leopard). Using the Opera "-kioskmode" on a Guest Account. The homepage at startup resets to ...