How to change shell of Windows for specific user or setup a Kiosk mode for a user so only one program is launched after logon and other access to the computer is blocked

How to change shell of Windows for specific user or setup a Kiosk mode for a user so only one program is launched after logon and other access to the computer is blocked

There are multiples ways to do this and there are many programs that would create Kiosk mode station but I found this way to be the easiest way.

Create a batch program – Logon to the computer using the user you want restrict. You may have to give the user local administration rights to do this.
1. Open a notepad or any other text editor
2. Insert this code and setup program to open using the full program path.

@echo off
start /b “Bootstrap” “C:\Program Files (x86)\programname\exefile.exe”

3. Save the file as Shell-Start.bat in the root of c: drive

4. Open the registry and set this key

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]
“Shell”=”C:\Shell-Start.bat”

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