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Require password for touch screen that runs 24/7

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    Require password for touch screen that runs 24/7

    I would like to put a touch screen out in an open lobby area with an program running on it, but i would like to lock the screen so if anyone touches the screen to make changes to the program they would have to enter a password, the screen will be on 24/7.

    the program will be updating data continually.

    Is this possible on windows 8.1?


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  2. #2

    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit

    Disable the touchscreen:

    1. Press the Windows logo key + X.
    2. Select Device Manager from the list.
    3. Click the little arrow next to Human Interface Devices to expand the list.
    4. Click the touch screen driver
    5. Right-click, and select Disable from the list.
    6. Click Yes on the dialog box that asks if you are sure you want to disable the touch screen driver.
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Require password for touch screen that runs 24/7
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