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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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How to auto-refresh Chrome in kiosk mode

I've a computer (windows 10) with a link in the startup directory to launch a web page with Chrome in kiosk mode. It opens correctly but displays a blank page, until I press F5, at which point the ...
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Disabling the Keyboard settings button on the Virtual keyboard - Windows 10 LTSC

I have a touchscreen PC (kiosk) running Windows 10 LTSC. It's gonna run without a physical keyboard in production, so I've set it up to show a virtual keyboard using the following setting: The ...
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Windows 10 LTSC - disabling swipe gestures in Edge browser in Kiosk mode

I have a PC with a kiosk form factor - tall and narrow with a touchscreen. I've installed Windows 10 LTSC, as this was deemed suitable for a kiosk application. I've set up a Kiosk mode with a single ...
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Using multiple secondary displays as a separated chrome/edge kiosk

Using a computer with several secondary small screens, Is there a way to enable Chrome\Edge Kiosk mode for a specific URL, Each display (except the main one) has a separate profile and full-screen ...
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Move files from local to network drive without stealing away focus on production computer

I am looking to move files from local computer to network drive as repeated task once every 24 hours. I have tried couple of things but they all end up stealing away focus on the application as the ...
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Robocopy with Task scheduler in invisible mode for KIOSK mode or alternative

Computer Setup: Computer in KIOSK mode through Shelllauncher on Windows 10 LTSC. Problem trying to solve: I am looking to move local files on network drive. Solution I found which have some gaps: ...
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Hide & disable Windows 10 taskbar at all

I need to launch Windows but with taskbar hidden at all, not just the auto-hide option but totally hidden, without the possibility to show it with the mouse. It needs to be the default behavior at the ...
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Issues communicating PoKeys57CNC and Mach4 running on Windows 11 Home PC in Custom Shel Kiosk Mode

Some background Information I am using a Windows 11 Home PC to control a plasma cutting machine. The windows 11 machine uses Mach4 as the interface for controlling the plasma cutter and a PoKeys57CNC ...
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Start Chrome in kiosk mode with black background instead of white

For an embedded project, when starting Chrome in kiosk mode, just after boot: chrome.exe --kiosk http://127.0.0.1/index.html there is a 500 ms delay before the site is displayed, during which Chrome ...
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Different Shells for Different Users and disable desktop for specific user

On Windows 10 LTSC. Here is some backgrounds. I have a system consists of several applications, they are launched with a batch file when system starts up. The Windows where the system runs on should ...
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Locally disable navigation to external url's appearing in a website's UI (when running in kiosk mode)

I am displaying a multi-page website in an exhibition using firefox or chrome's kiosk mode with a live url. While most of the links in the website are in-domain, I do have some links pointing out. And ...
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Stop smart cards from caching in Edge/Chrome

When you get a certificate drop-down selection prompt in Edge or Chrome, how do you prevent it from showing certificates belonging to previous users? Certificate issue: Background - I'm in charge of ...
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Windows Kiosk mode: open 'Desktop'

With Windows 11 Kiosk mode with Edge, the user can't upload files, with an error: Can't open this location We can't open 'Desktop'. To help keep your data safe, the location is blocked. An ...
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How to have 2 Edge browser windows in a kiosk account?

In our workplace, we are running into a scenario where the best option would be to run 2 webpages in a kiosk account, with a fullscreen Edge window on each of 2 monitors. I have already tested and you ...
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Windows Kiosk mode - Allow cookies in MS Edge?

I enabled on "interactive display" machine with Windows 10 Pro the Kiosk mode with MS Edge running an web application. I also set that the app should restart every 5 minutes of inactivity. ...
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Custom firefox profiles with different WM_CLASS and icons

So I have different firefox profiles that I launch in kiosk mode in order to have small apps for Youtube and Netflix. I saw this problem asked multiple times but I tried other answers and it still ...
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Kiosk mode with specific profile Microsoft Edge

I would like to setup a Kiosk with Microsoft Edge with the following requirements: Opens full screen Locked on a domain (no browser interface visible) Use a specific profile with same localStorage &...
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How to start the Windows shell/desktop (explorer.exe) if the computer has been started with a custom "Winlogon" shell (different than explorer.exe)?

For a kiosk application, I need to not start the Windows desktop/start menu on boot, but rather, a custom application instead. I set HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\...
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If Shell Launcher isn't available on Windows 10 Pro, why is there an option to activate it on "Turn Windows Features On or Off"?

I'm trying to set up a kiosk with a custom .exe as shell, and I'm aware that Shell Launcher is only available on Win10 Enterprise and Education, but even though I'm using a Pro version, I can still ...
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Windows 10, Kiosk Mode, Shortcuts do not work

I'm taking over a project for Windows 10 Kiosk Mode Multi App. I followed (I believe) all the instructions listed here: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/configuration/lock-down-windows-10-to-...
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Kiosk Mode not available in Windows 11

It seems that I cannot Get started to set up a Kiosk account in Windows 11. Why do I not see the option to set it up?
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Use "regular" Windows 10/11 as headless VM host

I'm currently in the position that I have to use Windows on a corporate system but I am allowed to run Linux VMs inside it. Ideally, however, I'd like to be able to "deactivate" (or ...
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Disable widgets for Windows 11 kiosk

I've set up a Windows 11 kiosk using Edge and a full screen web application. This works pretty decently. However, the "widgets" panel is still accessible by swiping from the left hand of ...
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How do I add an app (specifily porerpoing) to the Kiosk user creation app menu

I want to set PowerPoint as the windows kiosk user app. I do not want to use the kiosk mode in PowerPoint. PowerPoint is not on the kiosk user app menu.
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How to load an XML "Unattend answer file" into the current Windows 10 installation?

There are a few possible customization for Windows 10 Enterprise, such as Custom Logon. This page explains indeed how to create such a file using DISM for a future Windows installation image, but how ...
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How to totally remove the Windows 10 login screen?

I'd like to have the most "Unbranded boot" as possible on Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise. I have read a few similar questions and I have already done the following steps: Enabled user Auto ...
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Kiosk embedded computer: hide as much as possible before the app starts in Windows

What is the industry-standard solution for touchscreen "kiosk" embdedded computers (in public places) running Windows to hide things as much as possible when the machine boots, until the ...
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Firefox: how do I configure kiosk mode?

Mozilla's website states: Numerous features of the kiosk mode are configurable through policy or command line parameters when launching the browser. However, other than a single example to run kiosk ...
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Remote desktop fails in kiosk mode

I have a Windows 8.1/10 system running in kiosk mode. By clicking on a button created for this purpose, a remote desktop connection must be made. What happens is that in kiosk mode this connection is ...
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How can I lock a guest user into a game environment?

Basically I'm looking to share my gaming PC with a friend but only in a way that would let him play my games without accessing any of my other files, parts of my OS / desktop environment Windows 10 ...
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firefox Kiosk with button to close it

is there a way to show a close button in firefox while in kiosk mode? firefox --kiosk All I need is to show just an X to close firefox, no tabs, other controls etc. If it's a limitation, alternatively ...
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How can I disable ALL print preview windows in Microsoft Edge OR How can I use Chrome or Firefox as my default app in Windows 10 Pro Kiosk Mode?

On Windows 10 Pro, I want to run kiosk mode with Chrome or Firefox (as I have successfully been able to remove all print dialog boxes from these). However, I cannot choose either of these ...
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Windows 10 Kiosk Mode - Edge with no sound issue

I am starting Microsoft Edge in Kiosk mode via Assigned Access to display a simple webpage with sound. For some reason sound will not work until press the volume up or switch user and manually change ...
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Two keyboards on the kiosk mode

I have a problem with appearing two keyboard when I use tablet in kiosk mode. I see black and gray keyboard (browser - edge). I don't really know why it's happening and I wanna turn off gray keyboard. ...
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Use not installed EXE\Application in Microsoft Intune Kioskmode

I hope you guys have a great Day! I hope someone can help me out :-) We want to use Intune Kioskmode with an Application that is not "installed" only copied. Unfortunately we can´t install ...
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Browser addons in Windows 10 Kiosk mode

Is there a way to install a browser addon (for example an adblocker) for the Microsoft Edge Browser thats running in a Windows 10 Kiosk? (Windows 10: Settings/Accounts/Family_and_other_users/...
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Restart Windows 10 every 30 days in Kiosk Mode

Is there a way to schedule a restart every month of the kiosk mode (Meaning the PC)? I know how I can do it on my account in home, but not sure if that is possible in that mode?
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Block new tabs on Chrome kiosk mode

I am currently developping a webapp using Powerapps for a company as an intern. The application is doing great but still has a big security issue with it... external links. As the title implies, I'm ...
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how to leave from chrome pdf viewer page in kios mode

i'm using chrome kiosk mode. When i open pdf it's open in chrome pdf viewer but i cant leave this page wihout keyboard. so user stucking on this page. how to fix this? maybe there is a way to make ...
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Windows 10 Kiosk mode issue

We have got small IoT device with Win10 Enterprise LTSC 2019 (Version 1809 OS Build 17763.1697). We want use it for Kiosk but there is no options to activate it. In Settings -> Accounts we don't ...
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Windows 10 KIOSK - immediate logout after login (multiscreen error)

I have problem with kiosk mode. After automatic login user is logged out after few milliseconds when KIOSK is configured and multiple monitors are connected. Removing monitors and restart results in ...
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How to set kiosk using windows imaging and configuration designer

I am going to set kiosk setting using Windows Configuration Designer. I followed this Set up a kiosk using the kiosk wizard in Windows Configuration Designer. But when i set app type to Classic ...
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Stuck in kiosk mode

I created a kiosk user on my corporate laptop as an experiment to see how it would run, and to see if I can use a dedicated computer to run an app at my job. There are a lot of online guides and I ...
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What is causing Provisionning Packages to fail to install?

I am trying to set-up a PC as a kiosk, using a Provisionning Package. When I log into the target computer, with a Domain Administrator account, and install the ppkg, I get the following error message: ...
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How to exit from shell launcher in Windows 10?

On a Windows 10 enterprise machine I have configured shell launcher according to this technical article. I only configured a custom shell for user1, who is not an admin; I didn't set a default shell ...
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Kiosk Mode Browser in Windows 10 Home

I know there is a Kiosk Mode (previously Assigned User) in Windows 10 Pro, but is there any way to accomplish it in Windows 10 Home? I'd prefer Chrome, but I'm open to another browser.
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Windows 10 Cannot remove kiosk mode: Error: Try your changes again

I have just setup kiosk mode (Assigned Access) on my Windows 10 Pro Version 10.0.18363 Build 18363. After playing around with it for a bit with the assigned app set to Clock I wanted to get rid of it ...
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How to start a web browser as a "shell"?

I would like to better run a media player on my Linux (Ubuntu 16.04), connected via HDMI to a TV. Today I use Kodi: it is started via a systemd service (ExecStart = /usr/bin/xinit /root/.xinitrc) /...
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How to choose Chrome in Windows Kiosk mode instead of Edge

See screenshot, how to make Chrome appear as one of the apps? Chrome is not listed as one of the 'official' apps in the application list. . Windows 10 Enterprise - 10.0.17763
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Always allow access to webcam in Edge kiosk mode

I am using my Surface Pro with Windows 10 Pro as a display and digital signage for my customers. I have set up the device with assigned access (according to this guide https://docs.microsoft.com/en-...
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