Netkiosk Khroma (Chrome Kiosk)

Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk)

Google Chrome secure kiosk mode with Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) from Netkiosk

Download Netkiosk Khroma

File size: Just 2.08 zip file
After download unzip and run Khroma.exe (The actual program)
No installation needed. Runs stand-alone.
You need to have Google Chrome installed for Netkiosk Khroma to work.

Download button secure download location:

2.08 mb zip file

Netkiosk does NOT make any permanent changes to your Windows OS.

Netkiosk Khroma system requirements

What is Netkiosk Khroma?Also called ChromeKiosk

Netkiosk Khroma is a stand-alone Windows application that runs Chrome in secure kiosk mode. The user is only allowed to access the website you have allowed and nothing else.

We recently changed the name from ChromeKiosk to Netkiosk Khroma to be in line with our other products. In case you are wondering why. It has nothing to do with Google. It was our own choice. We could have kept the name ChromeKiosk but decided to change it as the name is a little bit more unique
ChromeKiosk.exe and NetkioskKhroma.exe are indentical program, just with a different name. We are updating the website images as we go along.

Google Chrome secure kiosk mode made simple.

“Netkiosk Khroma makes Google Chrome in kiosk mode child’s play.”

Netkiosk Khroma (Chromekiosk) admin settings quick setup guide.

We have kept the admin settings of Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) as simple as possible without compromising security. Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) runs completely stand-alone. The unique PC settings are built inside. This means that ZERO Windows OS settings are changed.

To open admin settings press Ctrl+i or Ctrl+Shift +k. On touch screen devices without a physical keyboard simply open the Windows Touch keyboard, change the layout to wide mode to show the Ctrl key and then Press Ctrl+i or Ctrl+Shift+k to open admin settings.

How to close Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) and unlock my PC instantly.

Open admin settings using Ctrl+i or Ctrl+Shift+k. Click The UNLOCK PC Button. The UNLOCK PC button closes ChromeKiosk and unlocks the PC instantly back to your windows desktop. There is absolutely no need to log off or restart the PC.

Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) is a stand-alone Windows application that has the PC lock down features built-in. So when the admin closes Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) the PC is instantly unlocked. But when Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) runs it is impossible for a user to access any other areas of the PC. The user is only allowed to use Google Chrome in kiosk mode and nothing else.

The SAVE/CLOSE ADMIN button closes admin settings and loads the ChromeKiosk hope page. All settings are applied and saved instantly and Chrome runs in secure kiosk mode.

  1. Your homepage. This is where you set the start page of Chrome Kiosk. Depending on your Google Chrome version you may also have to set the Google Chrome home page. The home button on the floating touch panel will load the Google Chrome home page which will be the same home page you have set in ChromeKiosk admin.
  2. The touch panel. The touch panel allows your users to go forward, back, home or show the Windows 10 or 11 touch screen keyboard as well as other touch screen keyboards. The user can also click the end session button. This will reload the ChromeKiosk homepage and wipe the users browser history and cookies which is important in a public environment.
  3. Ctrl+Alt+Del. Under extra you have the option to disable Ctrl+Alt+Del (This is not a permanent setting. It only works when ChromeKiosk runs)

The reset timer gives you the option for ChromeKiosk to reset automatically if a user no longer uses the kiosk PC. You can change the text under number 3 to your own language. The default 30 seconds is the countdown timer a user will see before ChromeKiosk resets. A user has the option to cancel the reset. (In case they were reading something and not using the mouse or screen in idle mode)

The white list tab. How does this work? If a user ends up on, lets say, the Ferrari YouTube or Facebook page they can view those pages (if they can be accessed from the main website, which is the case with However, if a user tries to go to other sections on YouTube or Facebook they will simply be send back to the main homepage, which in this case is set to You can apply the white list settings with your own website. You only enter the keyword(s) which is usually your main website name. See the example below. If you do not fill in the other text boxes that’s fine. ChromeKiosk will ignore any empty ones. When you are happy you can tick the “Only allow access to my website” tick box. And that’ all.

And that is all.

Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) is an easy to use complete kiosk software solution to run Google Chrome in secure kiosk mode.

Optional extras.

The settings.ini file

The settings.ini location. Users normally have no access to this as it is stored in a secure system location. An ini file is very similar to a text file and can be opened with notepad. This is intended for admin purposes only.

Chrome kiosk parameters

The Chrome Kiosk Parameters should work by default so you do not have to make any changes here. If you change the ChromeKiosk Parameters and the are not set properly Google Chrome may no longer start properly in kiosk mode. In that case simply restore the ChromeKiosk settings and the default settings will show. Or come to this page and you can find them here also.

Chrome Kiosk Parameters. Some options. Hiding the scroll bars

So what if you want to hide the scroll bars? Ok, that is easy. In admin settings go to the admin tab.
Under the Chrome Kiosk parameters add this bit at the end. –hide-scrollbars
So now your Chrome Kiosk Parameters look like this –chrome-frame –kiosk –disable-usb-keyboard-detect –hide-scrollbars
Note: Always use the — (which is – – without spaces) See image below
Reload or restart ChromeKiosk and that is all. See the images below

For advanced admins. You can instantly add any other ChromeKiosk parameters.
You can refer to this reference page for more examples ( and what they mean. Although it say Chromium, Google Chrome is build on Chromium so most of these will work directly in Google Chrome kiosk mode. Play around with the ones you like. So no need to use complicated command line settings to run Google Chrome in kiosk mode. You can do this much quicker and easier inside ChromeKiosk. And don’t panic if you make a mistake and Chrome no longer works in kiosk mode the way you want to. You can simply change back to the default settings at the click of a button.


If you still need help just send us a quick e-mail.

Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) requirements

What Windows versions does Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) work on?

Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) works best on Windows 10 and 11. Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) requires no installation. Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) runs stand-alone and is super small at just 3 MB. You can run Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) from any location on the PC. Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) has super simple settings but is ultra secure. Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) is also 100% touch screen compatible.

Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) won’t start the first time. What’s wrong?

If Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) does not run properly the first time after you’ve installed it you will need to install Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2. You will find the link to the Microsoft website below where you can download .NET Framework 4.7.2. We assume you have already installed Google Chrome.

You will need to have Google Chrome installed!

Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) needs Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 is already installed by default on Windows 10 and 11.
Install it Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk) does not run properly for you the first time. NET Framework is required by Windows for any App developed using Microsoft Visual Studio. You only need to install these ones on the PC where you run Netkiosk Khroma (ChromeKiosk). You can download Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 from the official Microsoft website.

Download Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2 
(Opens the download page on the Microsoft website).