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 assigned access mode. Is there a setting or code I can change to make the program eligible for assigned access?

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    Is the software in question a Modern UI app, or a regular Windows Desktop app? – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Mar 21 '14 at 20:49
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    "The only requirement is that the selected application needs to be a modern application not a desktop application." - blogs.technet.com/b/canitpro/archive/2013/12/17/… Note, it needs to be a Modern App, but doesn't necessarily have to come from the store. – Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Mar 21 '14 at 20:56
  • There isn't a work around for the default kiosk mode. There is third-party software that would replace it is you want a win32 traditional desktop application to be locked – Ramhound Mar 21 '14 at 21:12
  • Not happening. Only works on Windows Store apps. Sorry. – Phoenix Logan Mar 24 '14 at 13:58

The best way I have found to make Windows 8 .exe "non-modern" app into a kiosk is to replace the Explorer shell under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\WinLogon\Shell and put in the path to your .exe. Beware this will limit some functionality, so you could lose some functions you would want in the process.

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