ThinKiosk Step-by-step Installation

This article will outline step-by-step the ThinKiosk installation. #TK-KB2

Written by Giuseppe

Last published at: March 23rd, 2020

Note: Installation must be performed by a user with administrator privileges.

Copy the installation media to a temporary folder on a local drive on the server and run the installation media (ThinKioskClient-5.x.msi) 

Click ‘Next’

Click ‘Next’

Accept the License Agreement and click ‘Next’

Click ‘Install’

During installation, the ThinKiosk Setup Wizard will launch, please see the section below ‘ThinKiosk Setup Wizard’ for details of the available configuration options.

ThinKiosk may prompt to restart the device is a reboot is required.

The ThinKiosk Setup Wizard will automatically launch during installation and allow you to configure where you want to receive your ThinKiosk profile from. You can also optionally remove the machine from the domain.

Connecting to a ThinScale Management Server

Please review the Management Server Step-by-step and Management Console installation prior to this step.


Select ‘ThinScale Management Server’ and click ‘Next’


Enter the Management Server’s URI

To connect to the ‘Default Site’ within the Management Console, leave ‘Connect to a configured Management Site’ unselected.

If you want to connect to an alternative site you have created, select ‘Connect to a configured Management Site’ and enter the credentials of the site. For more info please have a look at this article



If the setup wizard can successfully connect to your Management Server using the details provided a ‘Management Server verified’ message will appear. If the connection is not successful a message detailing the failure reason will be shown.

When successfully verified click ‘Next’

Select if you would like this device to be removed from the domain during configuration.

You can optionally disable the domain computer object.

Click ‘Apply’

The setup wizard will apply your configuration.

If the wizard succeeds it will automatically close upon completion.

If any of the configuration steps fail, you can view the setup log for detailed information about the step that failed.