Enable the logical drives (C and D) in multi app kiosk mode RRS feed

  • Question

  • We are developing the UWP applications, which has the requirements to open the logical drives (C: and D:) on application like File Picker and File Explorer.
    We have both requirements,

    1. File Picker
    2. File Explorer - Display the all the drives and folders as like as windows file explorer

    We have achieved the both features for administrator user and non-administrator user when enabling the File Permission for that app, but we are not able access on Logical drivers on Kiosk user mode and we are able to access the Known folders alone, so please let us know the is there any options available to enable those drives for kiosk users on windows 1809 or later versions.

    We have setup with multi kiosk app mode
    Tuesday, October 1, 2019 3:50 AM

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    Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:27 AM
  • Hi Thanks for your update. I will wait. 



    Tuesday, October 1, 2019 2:03 PM
  • Hi,

    According to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/configuration/kiosk-policies

    >>When the assigned access kiosk configuration is applied on the device, certain policies are enforced system-wide, and will impact other users on the device.

    And there is one setting there(last row of the table):

    Prevent access to drives from My Computer  --- Enabled - Restrict all drivers

    Notes:It is not recommended to set policies enforced in assigned access kiosk mode to different values using other channels, as the kiosk mode has been optimized to provide a locked-down experience.

    Best Regards,

    Elvis Xia

    Thursday, October 3, 2019 3:24 AM
  • Hi Elvis,

    We tried that last option also, but It didn't work.



    Thursday, October 3, 2019 3:26 AM
  • Hi,

    As I said, it is enforced policy when the assigned kiosk configuration is applied on the device and is not officially supported changing it. Therefore regarding your issue, I would suggest you trying other way like using programming ways to access local drivers as the setting doesn't prevent you from using programs to access drivers.

    Best Regards,

    Elvis Xia 

    Thursday, October 3, 2019 5:15 AM