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How Do I Autostart A Program And Prevent Execution Of Other Programs?


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#1 stingray

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Posted 11 October 2005 - 10:53 AM

Hi

Does anyone know how I can start a program at startup of XP and hide the ability to execute any of any other program?

This is somewhat like a kiosk mode used with internet cafe installations. I want to provide a system in which a user starts the computer, is automatically presented with a specific running program running full-screen (i.e I don't want to see the desktop while the program is running), and the user is able to shutdown the computer.

This need not be high security and hackproof. Just a very basic guide to the user so that this is automated for easy use. I am using a touch-screen and the keyboard and mouse are not necessarily going to be attached.

Perhaps preventing the taskbar from executing, or hiding it, is one of the things I need to do.

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Posted 20 October 2005 - 03:00 PM

Try these two links.

http://www.angelfire.com/wizard2/hkeylocal/taskbar.htm
http://www.angelfire.com/wizard2/hkeylocal/exitcute.htm

I have used his Core Control 2.0. It is strickly for '98 or ME, but give a solid lok on you 9x machine.

Please email him with question on if the software is compatible with NT or XP. If you can use his program I know you will be happy.

Let use know how it turns out.

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