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Old 10-23-2008, 09:18 PM   #1
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Default Need good Kiosk style software

I am trying to setup a laptop to run a PowerPoint presentation continuously but not have someone be able to come up and stop it. It will be unmanned so I don't want anyone being able to come up and stop the presentation or use the machine without permission. Preferably there would be a password protection on it but a button combination to exit is fine as well.

Think screensaver but with Powerpoint presentation running.

The machine will be running Windows XP.

Thanks for your help.
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Old 10-23-2008, 09:28 PM   #2
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Default Re: Need good Kiosk style software

Use an external monitor and hook it up to the laptop,and then hide the laptop!
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Default Re: Need good Kiosk style software

I guess I should have mentioned that.

There is nowhere to put the laptop. This is for a convention and it will be on a folding table. Also, we would prefer not to have to bring alot of extra equipment around due to it not being a local convention.
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Ohhh ok,Well then,

http://pptfaq.com/FAQ00048.htm

And then set it as a password locked screensaver.
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Default Re: Need good Kiosk style software

Didn't know about that option in PP. Thanks for the help.

One slight problem I have found when testing this....

The pics are randomized. Anyway to make them go in order?
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