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  • I have an application which is meant to be used in kiosk mode. I have tried the shell launcher method for this purpose with reference to the below link Shell Launcher. And its working as expected, but if go for Ctrl+ALT+Delete i can able to access task manager which in turns enables the explorer. but this is not desirable behavior, i need to restrict all windows explorer access,( I want to use only my app with in that user account, i need access to switch user or shut down with ctrl+alt+delete ) Is that possible? Can anyone guide me? have an application which is meant to be used in kiosk mode. I have tried the shell launcher method for this purpose with reference to the below link Shell Launcher. And its working as expected, but if go for Ctrl+ALT+Delete i can able to access task manager which in turns enables the explorer. but this is not desirable behavior, i need to restrict all windows explorer access,( I want to use only my app with in that user account, i need access to switch user or shut down with ctrl+alt+delete ) Is that possible? Can anyone guide me? 
     

    Kani

    • Moved by Baron Bi Tuesday, July 3, 2018 8:01 AM Not development issue
    Monday, June 25, 2018 5:17 AM

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  • Hi,

    thanks for posting here.

    >>Restrict Windows explorer access in kiosk mode

    On Windows, explorer.exe is a program just like any other. It can be started, stopped and restarted, just like any other program. The only difference is that it's also capable of being used as a shell. For this case, I suggest you check GPO settings, like "Prevent access to these drives from My Computer". 

    Here is a similar case for you as a reference.

    https://serverfault.com/questions/28631/how-can-i-prevent-explorer-starting-as-a-shell-in-a-kiosk-setting

    Besides, this forum is about desktop application development. For your case, I suggest you post on this forum below.

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us

    Your understanding and cooperation will be grateful.

    Best Regards,

    Baron Bi


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    Monday, June 25, 2018 8:29 AM