Kiosk Mode on Iot

Naveen Vuppala 21 Reputation points

I am trying to run a custom app on Kiosk Mode on Windows Iot, I am getting a black screen, but when I use a notepad as kiosk app, kiosk works fine,
I dont see anything in the event viewer.

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  1. Sean Liming 4,301 Reputation points MVP

    I would recommend using Shell Launcher V1 over Kiosk Mode. You can enable shell launcher either in an Answer file or via Control Panel->Programs and Features->Turn Windows features on or off (found under Device Lockdown) Microsoft provides a WMI API and a PowerShell script to configure Shell Launcher. I have some Shell Launcher Utilities based on these WMI API to make the set up easier.

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  1. Sean Liming 4,301 Reputation points MVP

    Shell Launcher doesn't offer a log off mode. The options are: do nothing, restart shell, shutdown, or reboot. You would have to create your own mechanism to log off when the shell is closed.

  2. Naveen Vuppala 21 Reputation points

    @Sean Liming I want to logoff when application exits out if kiosk mode, I could not find any mode, can you let me know if this is a possibility. Regards

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  3. Seeya Xi-MSFT 16,246 Reputation points

    Hi @Naveen Vuppala ,

    Welcome to Microsoft Q&A!
    Please read this document about Kiosk Mode:
    Hope this would give you some idea. Also, you'd better use Windows 10 IoT Enterprise.

    Best regards,

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