As mentioned in the Installation and Setup section, you may wish
to install a separate application that automatically restarts the Public Kiosk
if it crashes or a clever kiosk user finds a way to close it intentionally. One
free application that does this is called Restart On Crash. It has been
successfully used with the Public Kiosk is described in this appendix.
In a web browser, click on the link Download Restart on
Crash, which puts the file RestartOnCrash-v1.4.1.zip
in your Downloads folder (or a different download location, depending on your
To turn off Restart On Crash, first open it by right-clicking on its icon in the
icon tray (the lower right side of the Windows taskbar), then choosing
Show/Hide. In the window that opens, just uncheck the
box next to the Application name (C:\shared\bin\Kiosk.exe) in the
utility’s main window. The Status indicated by
Disabled means that the kiosk won’t be automatically restarted when
it’s not running. If you check the box again, then Restart On Crash will start
monitoring and restarting it when needed.