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Control Windowos within VB2008

Posted on 2009-05-20
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I want to make VB2008 application , which when our users turn on thier computers , this app be the first run , and not allow the user to go to windows , so all they see is my app.

Is that possible .
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by:hes
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No,Windows must already be running for a vb2008 application to run.
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by:Ahmadal_najjar2003
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Ok , I ment after windows running , so my application runs and make windows facilities unanabled .
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käµfm³d   👽 earned 1500 total points
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You will most likely need to add the path to your application to the registry key

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

You can make your form maximized and give it a border style of "None" so that it fills the screen. Then you would need to filter certain key presses to keep users from exiting (e.g. Alt-F4, Ctrl-Alt-Del-->which may be a bit trickier).
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Thank You
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