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PWB Version 3
You need at least Windows Vista to use PWB v3.
PWB Version 2
December 5, 2013
PWB v2.11.9 Upgrade
Please note: You should use the 32 bit version of PWB unless you have a specific need for the 64 bit version as the 64 bit version of PWB will use the 64 bit version of Internet Explorer. Windows uses the 32 bit version of Internet Explorer by default.
PWB INI Utilities
PWB v3 INI Updater
Will update any PWB INI file to the current PWB v3 version.
PWB Graphical INI Editor for PWB v2.11
Will update your current INI file to the current PWB v2 version.
PWB drop in for native support of the elog web site.
Selectively disabled Ctrl-Esc, the Windows key, Start Menu, Desktop, and Task Tray, for Windows NT/2000/XP/2003
Resets PWB v3 inactivity timer from while any application has the focus. Works with version 3.05.1 or newer.
Resets PWB v2 inactivity timer from while any application has the focus.
Writes date, time, and computer name, to log file when PWB starts.
Closes Application windows by activation or focus. Can be used to prevent IE downloads by closing "File Download" window.
Disabled Alt-Tab and Alt-Esc for Windows NT/2000/XP/2003
Disabled Ctrl-Esc, the Windows key, and hides the Start Menu button for Windows NT/2000/XP/2003
Interacts with the Kick-Off System from Sophisticated Circuits
PWB Other Utilities
FilterCheck Version 220.127.116.11
Checks address against URL filter. Useful for trouble shooting and optimizing your URL filter file.
SetPWB Version 1.05
Sets Public Web Browser as default web browser.
SetPWB for Windows 7 Version 1.00.1
Sets Public Web Browser as default web browser in Windows 7.
PWB License Version 1.00
A small application to update the PWB License number. Includes default settings for license number, and INI file location. Can also set/unset hidden and read only attributes on INI file.
PWBRegister Version: 1.00
Small console application to enter PWB registration number in the INI file of a previously registered version.
Sends PWB v2 the WM_CLOSE message to close the PWB Windows. can be used as a shell button.
PB Stop v1.00
Causes PWB to stop running, can be used as a shell button.
Written by Bill Tantzen from the University of MN.
AutoRestart Version: 18.104.22.168
Simple to use auto restart application. AutoRestart restarts specified applications and terminates unresponsive applications.
HideGUI Version: 22.214.171.124
HideGUI hides the Windows NT/2000/XP Graphical User Interface (GUI), and disables selective key combinations.
ProxyChoice Version: 1.01
ProxyChoice enables or disables the proxy. Can be used in the PWB startup script to give patrons a choice between filtered and non-filtered access.
CloseAll Version: 1.00
Small utility to close all Windows.
PrintQueue Version: 1.00
Displays the default print queue on Windows NT, 2K, XP systems. Helpful as a shell button when using PWB as the Windows Shell.
DownClock Version: 1.04
Dialog with countdown timer. When time expires several configurable actions can be taken.
CloseActive Version: 1.01
Closes active window, can be used as PWB shell button.
AutoLogon Version: 126.96.36.199
Auto logon for Windows NT/2000/XP.
LogOff Version: 1.02
Logs the current user off, can be used as a PWB shell button.
Application Launch Version: 1.01
Displays a configurable policy dialog box with agree and disagree buttons. When policy is agreed to, an application is launched.
ClearIECache Version: 1.02
Clears IE cache files including cookies. Includes command line switches to hide the dialog, disable the cancel button, and keep the cookies or history.
TMail (MailTo replacement) Version: 1.03
Simple email client with build in security features. Can be used for Send To for PWB v2.03 or higher send to option.
Secure Word Pad Editor Version: 1.00
A simple configurable editor that can be secured.