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Microsoft edge in Kiosk mode

Q: Microsoft edge in Kiosk mode

Hello,
Does anybody know if Edge has a Kiosk mode? I would like to use it on A surface 3 to have the on screen keyboard functionaltity.
in internet explorer it was iexplore -k
Thanks in advance!

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Hello,
Let me start with an apology. I know this is an IE forum, but I couldn't find one to support Edge, so I'm posting here in the hopes that you might have some knowledge on the topic.
I am trying to deploy a kiosk solution to our college's enrollment center. It needs to display a start page with links and allow for navigation control and also an in private session so that session data is destroyed when a user is done.
I have tried setting up IE, Chrome, Firefox, and now Edge. So far each of the configurations has had some limitations, such as the lack of navigation or tabbed browsing or an easy way to end the session while still keeping the computer locked down.
Edge has gotten me the closest to the desired solution, and in fact it's almost perfect, except one thing, it's so fragile! It is super easy for a user to break it irrecoverably. For instance, if you click the favorite button to expand the favorites, then
click the pin, then click end session, Edge enters a loop and crashes repeatedly. If I UNC to the machine and delete the Microsoft.Edge appx folder from appdata, then reboot the computer, it fixes it. This is not a very good deliverable, but if I don't get
something else working by Thursday this week, it's what I'm rolling with for version 1. 
I was trying to get Kiosk Browser from the Microsoft store, but our district has it inadvertently blocked. I have a help ticket in for them to provide it so I can try one last thing, but I was hoping to get a ... Read more

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Hi
I have the Microsoft Internet Explorer installed and made it my main/default webbrowser.
My problem is with Microsoft Edge though. Everytime i press ctrl+L(locking computer) and sign back in, a Microsoft Edge page just opens up with some countries name on the searchbar. It asked if I would like to make it my default webbroweser but clicked
the ''dont ask me again'' option. I closed the microsoft Edge browser, I locked my pc and signed back in and the same page opened again. I tried to find a solution in settings but got no luck.
Any of you have any ideas how to disable this ? Uninstalling the Edge isn't a option since it's a computer from work

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I have a machine that I need to set up in Kiosk mode, which I am able to do, but I need to know if this mode will erase any "history" and "cookies" in the browser when a user logs off from the kiosk.

Or is there a way to not save this information at all?

For example, I want to run kiosk mode to load a single web page (command line is "iexplore -k http://website") The website requires a user login and password to get to the main part of the site, but when the user logs out, I don't want any cookies or history saved on the computer.
 

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Hello, I'm trying to configure something similar to a strengthen kiosk mode: I enabled "force full screen" so all bars are invisible, I setup the homepage, but uisers also should not be able to modify any other thing in IE nor navigate in
other sites. I disabled almost all features and shortcuts using the key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Restrictions but
some of them still work, like Ctrl-E that is Browser History that let the user access to history and to installed search providers. Is there a way to limit this?
Thank you

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Hi,
I need to setup 3 accounts for users who will be accessing websites only, nothings else on the computer.  What would be the better way to do this?
yes I can setup IE-11 in kiosk mode.  But, if the users hit alt+f4 the website closes. and he's back on the computer itself.
Can we disable the alt+f4 only for IE-11?
Mario

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Hi all,

I am trying to investigate a solution for the secure deployment of applications that may be developed independently.

The desired scenario is that you switch on the machine and it boots up. There may be a log-on, but the desired outcome is that only a specific application may be used by an ordinary operator.

An example implementation of this using Windows CE for devices is that you edit the registry to prevent the explorer process from starting, and make the OS launch your application immediately - there is no access to the OS or the desktop. You handle the login yourself. If an admin logs in then you may launch the explorer process from your application which recovers access to the OS. Naturally when you reboot there is no OS access again. This is largely known as Kiosk mode operation.

Is it possible to emulate this behaviour somehow with Windows 7?

Many thanks!

A:Kiosk mode operation

Have you tried the same method? You may be plesently surprised to find it works.

The launching of the windows shell is probably the same. I rememebr it was some line like "shell=explorer" in the registry. I would give the CE method a try right off if you have that information handy already. A lot of these low level internals are the same whenever possible between all windows versions, CE included.

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Hello, I know how to make a website display in kiosk mode from my computer (iexplore -k websitename ). Is there a way to make that same website open in kiosk mode for users who will open it from their own computer?

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Ok I actually work for Microsoft so its ironic I need to come somewhere else for the answer lol.

Anyway here is the situation.
We are sent Flash drives so that 90% of our work is done at home.
My OS is windows 7 ultimate 64
The flash drive will load up an emulated windows xp system in kiosk mode.

I can get override the kiosk by unplugging monitor 1, replugging it back in, then clicking anywhere on monitor 2. Normally you can not move the mouse over to monitor 2, this allows that.

However as I'm working in help desk their forced kiosk is preventing me from viewing websites and using tools I NEED in order to get things taken care of, no matter how much they say everything I need is in the emulated windows, it just is not and I need to keep switching out of it.

Basically it just is not convenient for me at all, and if I'm in a rush constantly unplugging and replugging in monitor one just so i can look something up then switch back is going to cause some communication problems as I'm more focused and aggravated by the entire process of getting out of kiosk lol.

I know quite a bit about computers (autodidact) but changing Kiosk settings loaded from a flash drive is not something I'm familiar with.

A few options I have seen are to load local services in windows 7 and edit them but I'm not sure where as this loads from a flash drive.

Also I have seen some registry changes, but again all these suggestions were pertaining to people with the kiosk enabled app being on the hard d... Read more

A:Override Kiosk mode?

Guess I can't edit after certain timeframe.
Anyhow, I figure that if I can set a hotkey to run an app in my windows 7 while within the emulated windows xp it will switch out of kiosk too, but I can't seem to find info on how to do that.

Another alternative was me setting up a hotkey within NVidia control panel that "switches application to monitor 2"
But it seems nvidia removed their hotkey features a while ago.

Any 3rd party programs that could possibly setup hotkeys that won't be disabled by kiosk?

I know another tech has media buttons on his keyboard (music, email button etc) and if he spams them it minimizes kiosk, this is pretty much what I want to try but with some sort of hotkey setting. Just can't seem to find anything that will be tied to windows shell.

If anyone knows of a 3rd party app to set hotkeys that pretty much can be activated anytime let me know

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Hi Gents,

long story short - My friend owns a bar that lets customers use a shared laptop to play YouTube music.

Laptop got stolen last night and he has asked if I could help out and let him borrow my personal laptop for a night or two.

So is there an easy way I could temporarily enable a kiosk mode that would only let them access YouTube and nothing else?

I know about guest account with parental controls but still feel that this would leave my system to exposed.

Thanks in advance.

A:Kiosk mode software?

Personally Digger I would try anything like that even if it were possible. I don't know of any way to allow access to only one website in any case.

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Hi everyone.  First, SteadyState is absolutely awesome.  I just installed SS V2.5 on a Windows XP machine.  The idea is that these Win XP machines will be used as Internet Kiosks, nothing else.  The end user is required to use IE only, nothing else.  Prior to Steady State, I had created a VB script which calls a batch file upon login so that IE is always running.  If you close IE, it would automatically reopen.  We want the end users to only see and deal with IE, nothing else.  Since Steady State is installed, the batch file no longer works, obviously due to permissions.  I've been playing with it, but no luck.  Has anyone ever set their SteadyState up like this before?The main goal is to:(1) always have IE up and running, without being able to close it.  (2) we dont want users to even have to log in or out.Thanks!Mike

A:Full Kiosk Mode ??

 
Hi Mike, if you want to prevent closing IE window, you can refer to the solution in the following thread:
 
Prevent Closure of Application
http://forums.microsoft.com/TechNet/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=3508985&SiteID=17
 
Hope this helps!

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Hello,
I am attempting to create a Kiosk mode style build for a touchscreen all-in-one PC.
The requirement will be to severely lock the OS down to give minimal access to the OS whilst allowing the user (possibly joe public) access to a pre-defined list of websites.
The 'Assigned Access' looked to be a god-send as it can do this out of the box, but does not allow me to lock down the IE settings. Also with this only being available to local accounts, I cannot enforce IE restrictions with GPO's.
I would have fully intended of locking down the OS in the traditional manner (as I have done in the past with Win7) of GPO's. Unfortunately, there are no GPO options to disable the metro/start screen. Disableing the start menu was easy as pi on Win7 but
seemingly impossible for Win8.
I find this very frustrating as I want to go with the new technology but am not able to find an answer to this.
If anyone has any ideas or suggestions for this, please bear in mind that I will not be able to use 3rd party tools for this implementation, just GPO's, reg tweaks etc.
Kind Regards
Barry

A:Windows 8.1 Kiosk Mode

Thanks for all of your suggestions and help.
The solution i went for was a domain joined machine, with machine specific GPO's applied.
Upon starting Windows, it auto-logs into a Local account, with user specific lockdown applied using local GPO (non-administrator accounts only).
Then in startup a batch script starts my desired webpage in (desktop version) IE using kiosk mode.
The only other issue I had was stopping the start button (device has a physical button) bringing up the Metro start screen. To 'fix' this, i simply killed explorer as part of my startup batch script.
It may be crude, but it works for my purpose and allows me to stick with 8.1 for this project.

Oh and to note, using this method, I was not able to have the on screen keyboard open when tapping into text fields on web pages - where in comparison this worked on Win7. Luckily, the webpage being used for this project didn't need this functionality, otherwise
I would have had to revert to Win7.
Kind Regards
Barry

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Hi

I am setting up an HP thin client with embedded XP. It will be in our park Nature Center and used by the public to sign up for Recreation classes and trips.

I made a batch file and have IE starting in kiosk mode with the Recreation website as the home page.

But anyone can do ALT-F4 to exit the internet. I'd like to disable this ability. CTRL-ALT-DEL is already disabled.

Any ideas how I can do this?

thanks
 

A:Lock Down Kiosk Mode

A keymapper is probably the best option. You can find lots of free ones with a google search.
 

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I have a site on kiosk on chrome using iframe in which I am opening number of external sites. And each of the sites has their own links with target="_blank". I have no control on those external links. I want to open all those external links inside iframe only or I would need to publish some message for those target=_blank links.I have searched so far and found it that it can't be done. So, I come across the solution to make those sites as kiosk enabled and detect the kiosk URL and open them in kiosk.
By having Kiosk enabled external sites, we will run a script to check all the target=_blank and replace them on external sites. In that way it won't have any impact for those URLs but it will open on Kiosk.

Now, I have one URL with two functionality. One is opening in a normal browser mode and another is to open in a Kiosk mode. I need to detect the kiosk mode URL and open that into Kiosk.
In Kiosk I have many URL and I would like to detect the Kiosk mode URL and open those instead of regular mode.
Is there any way to detect the Kiosk mode URL and open the same?
Any suggestion would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks!!
 

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I was wondering if there is a way to run Windows XP in kiosk mode, but I do not want Internet Explorer, I want it to run my .jar file. It runs on startup full screen, but the issue is alt tab, ctrl alt del, and that good stuff will over ride the jar.

Thanks for your help!

Dan
 

A:Windows XP Kiosk Mode

I'm not sure that you can, usually you can set IE to run in Kiosk mode, but that doesn't help with the ctrl + alt+ del as you mentioned still works. Apparently there is no way to disable those keys.
I assume you require a keyboard? I wonder if you can get a special one without the ctrl + alt+ del keys?

Here is a site that I found that tells you how to set up a kiosk, but it requires additional software to be bought.
http://www.whotspot.com/p_kiosk_prep.htm
 

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I have never in the past used Kiosk (F11) mode, now for some reason whenever I start IE it opens in Kiosk mode. I have tried using tools and deselecting F11 (full screen mode) and then using X to close the program. I have also deselected F11 and used file exit to close IE. But when I reopen IE it opens at full screen. I am at my wits end...

Can I live with this? Of course, but it is another of life's little irritants...

A:[SOLVED] IE8 opens in Kiosk mode

You've probably installed IE New Window Maximizer at some time. Search for it (might show in System Tray when IE is open). Now deselect the full screen option.

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Hello
I am trying to use Internet Explorer in Kiosk mode, but I need 4 different webpages open at the same time.
Is it possible to activate multible tabs in Kiosk mode?

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I have searched everywhere for this answer. Kiosk mode/assigned access is excellent. But it appears that you can only use IE Modern (Metro) for assigned access and the problem with that is I have found no way to completely lock down IE Modern. I can only partially lock it down but users can still get to the address bar and settings very easily.
I either need some advice on setting IE to complete lockdown or how to set IE desktop for Assigned Access.

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Probably an easy question for most but here goes.  I have a HP T520 Thin Client which has been set to launch using a browser in kiosk mode.  I need to get to the admin mode but I can't seem to escape the launch of the browser no matter what I try.  Anyone know how I can do this?

A:T520 - Exit kiosk mode in web browswer

Its ok - got it!   Ctrl + Alt + shift + S In case anyone else needs it. 

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Hi.
I was thinking about using Win 8.1s kiosk mode,
but so far I have read I can only use it on one program as default.
Can I still use it if I have multiple programs like IE, Word and so on installed.
Just having the icons on the desktop and lock the desktop down.

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Hi

I need to run IE in Kiosk mode on a thin client using embedded XP. Even signed on as admin I cannot edit the target line of the shortcut to add the necessary path for kiosk mode.

Does anyone know how to do this? I don't work with thin clients usually and I'm floudering around a bit.

thanks
 

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The way that Microsoft setup Kiosk mode is unusable. When a customer comes into our store and uses a browser restricted to only use the available links on the page (Kiosk mode) expecting them to know what key strokes they  need to use to go forward
and backwards in the browser is unreasonable. The other problem is that we deploy touch screens with NO keyboards. Does anyone know how to use Kiosk mode but still have the navigation keys available for the users to select. The only other way I can think of
doing this is to go to a totally different browser. To expect in this day and age, with the usage of touch screens, to still require a keyboard for navigation in kiosk mode is just silly. Now that I have vented any help would be appreciated.

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Since installing the November Windows 10 update (11/17/15) none of my favorites are being stored in the default Edge folder. While in Edge the favorites are available but when I go to the default folder they are not listed. Is there another location they may be being saved or has my default location somehow been changed? My AppData folder shows a creation date of 11/17/15 with no modifications being made in favorites since that date.

A:Microsoft Edge Favorites not in default folder but availalbe in Edge

Hello mongands, and welcome to Ten Forums.

Microsoft Edge Favorites - Backup and Restore in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

Microsoft Edge Favorites - Add or Remove in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums


   Note
Starting in in Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10565 and Windows 10 TH2 version 10511 build 10568, your favorites and favorites bar in Microsoft Edge are now stored in an ESE database file in the DataStore folder at the location below.


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Hello... my website link will be posted on someone's store website. I would like my website to open in kiosk mode whenever a store's customer click on my link from that store's website, and from their own laptop. How and where do I set this up? Thank you.

A:How do I force a website to open in kiosk mode from anyone's computer?

I don't think you can control that from a link. That would be governed by the local computer's settings and policies. You wouldn't want a website link to be able to have that kind of control over a system.

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Running Windows 10, trying to set up PCs in Kiosk Mode. Everywhere I turn I find how to assign a user to pre-existing Apps in Kiosk Mode, but no one explains how to add an app, in my case an Internet Explorer Shortcut file, to the app list.

You'd think this would be mentioned somewhere.

I tried using Powershell using an administrative account on the PC, but got the following messages:
Get-AppxPackage : Access is denied
Access is denied.
At C:\windows\system32\windowspowershell\v1.0\Modules\AssignedAccess\AssignedAccess.psm1:127 char:22

and

Application was not found. Enter either a valid AppName or AUMID
Can anyone help?

Thanks in advance!

Proflego

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Hello,
I have configured Assign Access for a local user.
The goal is autorize user to use a website for sending postal mail and print label to paste on package.
The website works fine and the pdf file with the label is open with default Windows viewer. Nice.
But, I can't print the label. The print button and CTRL+P shortcut doesn't work.
Anybody can help me ?
Regards,
Gregory Duperron 

A:Kiosk Mode - Assign Access - Enabling printing

Hi,
Ctrl+P is disabled in this situation as it uses the charm bar which is by default disabled in Kiosk mode.
So I'm afraid to say that this is a by design feature.
Regards.Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact [email protected]

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Guten Tag,
Ich w?rde gerne um eure Hilfe bitten weil ich es alleine leider nicht schaffe.

Ich m?chte eine Firefox Umgebung wie im Kiosk Mode aufbauen, nur leider m?ssen ein paar Einstellungen angepasst werden.
Das Firefox Symbol links oben soll gleich wie im Kiosk Mode versteckt sein ,auch die Adressleiste und die Tabs (nur 1 tab soll aufmachbar sein), au?erdem soll die Suchleiste sowie die Favoriten versteckt und nicht mehr einblendbar sein.
Soweit war noch alles gleich wie im Kiosk Mode.

Anders als im Kiosk Mode darf bei dieser Version jedoch die Minimieren/Maximieren/Schlie?en Leiste nicht ausgeblendet sein und das Programm soll nicht im Vollbildmodus ausgef?hrt werden m?ssen.

Es soll im Grunde bei einem Klick auf das Programm nur die Homepage ge?ffnet werden und die Links auf der Page verwendet werden k?nnen. Alleine surfen soll man aber nicht k?nnen d.h. keine Webseiten der eigenen Wahl aufrufen.
Der Benutzer des Computers soll im Grunde keine Rechte dazu haben irgentetwas wieder einzublenden bzw. keine Addons abzuschalten.

Tastenkombinationen u. ?. sind bereits deaktiviert und der Computer ist im Grunde abgeschottet.
Es gilt nur noch Firefox so einzustellen dass der Nutzer im ge?ffneten Firefox Fenster die Sicherheitsrichtlinien nicht mehr selbst deaktivieren kann.

Ich w?re f?r jede Hilfe dankbar.
MfG Docj.

A:Firefox Sicherheitsrichtlinien erstellen, Kiosk Mode anpasse

Hello,
I want to ask you to help me because i am not able to solve my problem alone.

I want to build a Firefox environment thats related to the Kiosk mode, but some features have to be changed.
The Firefox symbol on the left top of the window should be hidden like in the kosk mode also the addressbar and tabs should be hidden (only one tab should be possible) and the searchbar and favorites should be hidden.
Its important that its not possible for the user to fade them in.
Since to yet everything matches with the kosk mode.

Different than in the kiosk mode should maximize/minimize/close visible and the program should not (have to) be running in fullscreen mode.

Basically only the Homepage should be opened and the user should only be able to use the links on the page but should not be able to surf on pages of his choice he should ONLY be able to use the homepage and links on it.
The User should have no chance to fade anything in and should also not be able to turn off any addon.

Key combinations are already disabled (keyboard-driver got modified)
The only thing to do is to set firefox so up that the user is not able to change the safety-guidelines

I am greateful for any help.
Greetings Docj.

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Hi, We are using MT42 Mobile Thin Clients with Windows 7 Embedded and kiosk mode swithced on for the users.We're using the File Based write filter and allow users to change some settings, like wireless networks. This works for most wireless networks but we have a problem with a wireless network that is controlled by a Network Policy Server that has additional pop ups in which domain credentials are asked and in which users must click connect once more. This works fine in the user context without kiosk mode but never works when kiosk mode is swithched on. Can you please advise on how to proceed with this? Thanks!

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Im trying to configure auto login into the default "user" account to open IE and connect to my broker session which will allow employees to be presented with their virtual remote session after using their credentials to auth. When they close the IE session it then auto logs them off untill they need to get back into their workstation in which they will just login to the default "user" account and the process repeats.  Right now it will auto login with the "user" account...then open the page displaying the login page briefley.. then willimmediately log me out. Is there a switch or setting I need to change in the arguments?   Please see the attachemnts for setting reference     

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I am wanting to create a kiosk using the ideacentre A300 series. I can configure Windows 8 to function like a kiosk, but I can't get the physical buttons on the computer to either turn off, or to disable temporarily (I realize the buttons cannot be configured by windows). If anyone has any information regarding this request or if they have any information in regards to what type of touch interaction the display has (touch sensitive by heat, pressure, etc.). Thanks!

A:Information needed: Disabling front-facing touch buttons for full Kiosk mode

Have you found any solution?

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You?re standing in line at a coffee shop. Your right thumb is stre-t-ch-ing to drag out words on your phone?s keyboard while you squint to read the text on the web form you?re filling out. It?s amazing what?s possible today?but don?t you wish your phone could magically send that task to your Windows 10 PC where you could luxuriate in a big screen and hardware keyboard?

With the new preview apps we?re launching for iOS and Android ? you can. Introducing Microsoft Edge for iOS/Android and Microsoft Launcher for Android, two apps designed to make it easy to move what you?re working on between your phone and PC.

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Recently, my company started working with a company where they wanted to redirect from an internal Intranet Kiosk site to a publicly available application site. The site apparently (due to lack of something) does NOT have the ability to remove any File Upload
links when coming from the Kiosk URL.  The Kiosk computers are running Windows 7 Pro with various GPOs and registry keys locking them down to using Internet Explorer in Kiosk mode replacing the explorer.exe on the user account. The problem is we have
not been able to find a way to Disable "Choose File to Upload" dialogs in Internet Explorer 11. This seems like it should be a pretty straight forward option as you can disable File Downloads using GPOs but apparently disabling File Uploads isn't
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A number of blocks are in place, but there is always the fun the user could have of uploading files by using their Environmental Variables (Example: %WINDIR%\win.ini) that we would like to avoid.  In fact, I'd like to avoid any dialog to avoid any issues
with seeing Libraries or Desktop folder paths.
Given Kiosk Mode for Internet Explorer has been an age old feature, I'm amazed disabling "File Upload" isn't some default option when you set in Kiosk Mode.
Please assist!  Thanks!


"Those who fear the darkness have never seen what the light can do." Magic: The Gathering

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I am trying to set up a kiosk computer with ie9 in kiosk mode. I only want the user to see and use ie9 for a couple of web sites. I'm trying to lock down entry points to Windows Explorer. However, the user can press CTRL+J to access the "View Downloads" window
and can then click Options to access Windows Explorer components. This is not acceptable. This should easily be fixed by a GPO setting to disable the "View Downloads" window, but I cannot find a GPO setting to disable the View Downloads window. I also cannot
find a way to lock down the Options choice from View Downloads, but it would be better to just stop the View Downloads window. Any ideas on how to disable or prevent the opening of this "View Downloads" dialog box?

A:How can I disable "View Downloads" while in ie9 kiosk mode?

Hi,

No, we cannot disable ?View Downloads?. It is by design. If you want to prevent users to access the local drives, you can enable "
Prevent access to drives from My Computer " group policy. When it is enabled, the user no longer has access to their local ?downloads?. folder.

Prevent access to drives from My Computer
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc978514.aspx

Hope it helps.Tracy Cai
TechNet Community Support

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I want to configure a desktop application which is not on the windows store to Kiosk mode in Windows 10. Is there a way to do this?

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I am on a Windows 7 Professional SP1 system, running IE 11 (11.0.9600.19230C0, update version 11.0.101 (4483187).


When I have Internet explorer opened in "kiosk mode" on one monitor and I open a hyperlink from the other monitor it will open the link in a new IE window (non-full screen) .    If I do the same test with IE not in "kiosk mode"
the hyper link will open in the open window/tab. 

I have Internet Options -- Tab settings "Open links from other programs in"  set to "the current tab or window".  

Any ideas would be appreciated.
Thanks - Tim Reisner

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Microsoft Edge is the rebranding / reworked IE for Win/10 but . . .




Users and companies that cannot load their websites or apps because of the new engine -- can always turn back to Internet Explorer, which won?t be pinned to the taskbar, but will instead be available in the Start menu.Click to expand...

hmm; Incompatibility and security issues are why many left IE in the first place. Users of Firefox, Opera and Chrome have no (or few) compatibility issues so why step back into the fire???
 

A:Will you opt for Microsoft Edge?

I read about this a while back (when Edge (the name) was first announced). Has something changed since then? I thought the part you quoted is for those terrible businesses that have websites that require IE to work. I think Edge is a lot more cool with web standards than IE (especially older IEs) and Microsoft is basically saying if there is some site that requires IE to work properly, you will still have IE to fall back on to.
 

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While being online, a screen popped up with information stating that we needed to call 877-884-6922 because the computer was locked because our IP address had been compromised.


We have tried to shut down and reboot and as soon as you open Microsoft Edge, the same screen comes up, yet you can go to other Internet sites such as Facebook from the Desktop.

The URL address on the top is:  err0r-fkld-dv0f-22-0x00009898.website/index.html

Is there any suggestions or advice on whether this is for real or some type of scam and how to fix it?

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microsoft edge is closing as soon as i start it

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How to open Microsoft Edge menu bar

A:Microsoft Edge

Originally Posted by Robert Kump


How to open Microsoft Edge menu bar



There isn't one. At least not like in Internet Explorer. There is the Settings sidebar, which opens when you click the 3 dots (...) and you can pin it to the side if you want. There's also a setting in there for the Favorites bar, but there is no traditional Menu.

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Microsoft Edge is very slow to load web pages.  I have notice this on several windows 10 machines.

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After yesterdays update Edge stopped working ,it comes up and in few seconds its gone, the email system works well but the main page not/

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The solution for Edge no longer saving URL's (and files) in the new Favorites folder, sorting or managing the ones that are already in the Favorites list, or manually managing the Favorites moved the ESE database is, in my opinion and from experience, - USE A DIFFERENT BROWSER. Problem solved, no more headaches, no more frustration, no more lost time, no more lost Favorites.

A:Microsoft Edge

I tried Edge for two weeks. I wanted to like it ...

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