How I can setup my local computer to be use as internet Kiosk computer?

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Author: Yuval Sinay MVP
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The following article will help you configure the computer as internet kiosk computer
Q
How I can setup my local computer to be use as internet Kiosk computer?
 
A
 
To configure the local computer in Kiosk mode please use the following
   steps: 
 
1. Go to "Start" -> "Run".
 
2. Write "Regedit" and press on "Enter" button.
 
3. Navigate to:
 
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
 
 
Warning: Using Registry Editor (REGEDIT.EXE or REGEDT32.EXE) incorrectly can cause serious,
                  system-wide problems that may require you to reinstall Windows NT to correct them.
 
4. In the right side of the screen double click "Shell" REG_SZ.
 
5. Replace the "Value data:" with a new data "iexplore -k http://www.msn.com"
 
6. Press on "Ok" button.
 
7. If you are using Windows XP you can use "Microsoft Shared Computer Toolkit for Windows XP"
 
           to enhanced the local computer settings: 
 
     Microsoft Shared Computer Toolkit for Windows XP
 
     http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/sharedaccess/default.mspx

8. Reboot the computer.
 
 

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Article ID: 555463 - Last Review: October 3, 2005 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
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