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    Locking down the computer for public use in a library

    1) I use the SCEP (System Center Endpoint Protection) client on the public computers. Mostly because I can and have access to it through work. It works also standalone, but be sure to tick the choice in Win Update: Update other Microsoft products. 2) I have a similar computer yet to be...
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    Local Group Policy - Backup and Restore in Windows

    Hi. Regarding this folder: %SystemRoot%\System32\GroupPolicyUsers (User/Group Specific GPOs Configuration) I tried to copy a folder in this folder. It had a lot of numbers in it. I pasted it in the "GroupPolicyUsers" folder on another computer. And ran a gpupdate /force and a restart. That did...
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    Java silent automatic updates

    Java (and Adobe Reader/Flash) silent automatic updates Hi. As far as I know and have googled on the Internet Java requires user input to complete the update/installation, but does anyone know if this actually can be bypassed? I have a computer for the public audience, not in a domain that...
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    Local Group Policy - Backup and Restore in Windows

    Hi. For some reason I could not get it to work. Backup: Logged into Win 8.1 on computer 1 as admin user. I copied the backup vbs-file to the desktop. I ran the backup vbs-file by right click and open with command line. I looked into the folder and it was not much files there. I have locked...
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    Locking down the computer for public use in a library

    Hi. I am setting up a computer for use in a public library. The OS is Win 8.1 Enterprise. Also the computer auto login with a user named "Kiosk". And I use local group policy to lock it down. The computer is only allowed to run Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Calculator and Internet Explorer. I have...
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    Kiosk mode and multiple programs installed

    Hi. I was thinking about using Win 8.1s kiosk mode, but so far I have read I can only use it on one program as default. Can I still use it if I have multiple programs like IE, Word and so on installed. Just having the icons on the desktop and lock the desktop down.