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Old 05-14-2002, 01:55 AM
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Okay folks, anyone know of a function or macro that will lock the keyboard of a Windows NT/2000 PC? I want those boat pictures to stay on my screen!

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Click Ctrl+Alt+Delete and click Lock Workstation.
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Upgrade to XP and drop the pictures in the screensaver folder. Instant custom boating screensaver.
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Thanks, I know about the control alt delete, but I need a keyboard utility that permits display of new information on the screen (market quotes) but prevents people from fiddling with the keyboard or mouse and screwing up the display. Hence, a windows NT/2000 macro that locks the keyboard and mouse
would be great. There has got to be one out there somewhere!
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U can set NT into a "kiosk-mode". It is used when you want to display only 1 application, for instance market quotes. If the computer is re-booted the application will start automatically. No menus are accessible

I do not know right know how to do it but I'll ask my Systems Engineers during the day.

Do a search for "Kiosk" at http://www.msdn.microsoft.com and you will most surely find some useful info.

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Thanks Thomas. I already have a couple of machines in Kiosk mode, but this works only for Explorer showing a webpage. I am interesting in locking the keyboard and mouse showing a Reuters screen with live market data that is not an internet page.
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Unplug the D#@ things and lock them up.
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