On 08/14/2014 11:35 AM, Chris Amorosi wrote:
> Hopefully someone can help me here!
> I have an express 15 minute kiosk intended for quick printing or email
> checks. When a user comes up to the station, they have to press a button
> on screen to say they read/agree to the user policies of the library
> before using the station. Every 5 minutes and on the last minute they are
> warned about how much time they have left. At the end of 15 minutes,
> everything is closed, the desktop is wiped, and they're booted off. While
> a user (and abuser) could simply wait a moment as the station resets and
> log back on, usually the inconvenience of losing all their work every 15
> minutes is enough to dissuade them from doing so.
> We currently have a program that works like this, but it will only run on
> XP. I'd like to update the station to 7, so I need a replacement. Remote
> access would be a plus, but it's not necessary.
> I'm not worried about keeping the station secure because we have Deep
> Freeze. All I'm looking for is that timer functionality.
I haven't "done Windows" in a while.
We solved this using a 15 minute scheduled task triggered by the logon
that would execute shutdown.exe
A sign on the machine saying it is shutting down in 15 will be useful.
Otherwise you can settle for reasonably priced Kiosk mode software that
does all of this.
Bank error in your favor. Collect $200.