I have a silly little problem I'm trying to solve:
I'm using Windows 10 Pro on an AD Domain. If I launch Internet Explorer in kiosk mode (
%ProgramFiles%\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe -k) either manually, or via the the startup folder (
shell:startup), everything works great and IE launches in full screen.
I'm trying to deploy IExplore in kiosk mode via GPO. I want it to start when the user logs in (note, I am also using automatic-login deployed via GPO and it works great). I am using Scheduled Tasks in User Preferences via GPO in order to launch IE when the user starts their session.
This works fine except for the one silly little detail:
Although IE launches in mostly full-screen, the taskbar still remains visible, and it seems that focus is still being retained by the taskbar (I have to alt-tab to the IE kiosk window).
Again, this does not happen when manually launch kiosk mode, or when using the startup folder (but I don't want to have to manually setup the startup folder on every machine).
Any ideas how to solve this behavior?