Release Notes for ThinKiosk 5.3.40

Release Notes for ThinKiosk 5.3.40

Written by Giuseppe

Last published at: December 19th, 2019

ThinKiosk 5.3.40 is a cumulative update and contains all updates previously released for ThinKiosk 5.2.x and 5.1.x

This release welcomes some improvements under the hood, alongside general bug fixes that will make your ThinKiosk experience so much slicker.




Version Number
General Availability (GA) Date
Installer File Name
5.3.40
13 June 2019
ThinKioskClient-5.3.40.msi


New in this release: 5.3.40 

13/06/19

- Fixed an issue where an exception was thrown when tabbed browsing was enabled but not licensed (#TKCI-1)

- Fixed an issue where the right-click desktop context menu was still available in multi-monitor scenario

- Fixed an issue where retaining user credentials were not working when launching a local RDP application

Previous Releases: 5.3.37

16/05/19

- Fixed an issue where the profile from an FTP server was not refreshed

- Fixed an issue where the ThinScale Connector was throwing a disclaimer message when using a VMWare broker

- Improved DNS lookup logic.

Previous Releases: 5.3.34

08/03/19

- Improved folder permissions while installing a package from the Management Console

- Improved Secure Remote Worker logic when the ThinKioskUserAccount has been deleted

- Improved Keyboard setting Page Visibility when the option is enabled in the Ribbon Bar (#TKCI-3)

Previous Releases: 5.3.31

- Fixed an issue where the list of “ available software to be installed” was displayed even when the software’s were installed

- Fixed an issue where the splash screen was stopping on checking software packages using a local profile

- Added the option to automatically clear the browser cache when the ThinKiosk UI closes/restarts

- Added the option to automatically end the Storefront browser session when the user logs out

- Improved TSTFilter logic during installation

Previous Releases: 5.3.30 

- Fixed an issue where “Enable Windows 10 UWP application” was launching the explorer window (#TKCI-4)

- Fixed an issue where a firewall rule to allow remote control was not created during the installation

- Improved “Retrieve Device Logs” functionality

- Minor bug fixes and improvements 

Previous Releases: 5.3.27 

- Fixed an issue where an exception was displayed after a long period of time without restarting the machine

- Improved Package Installation logic

- Improved "Wi-Fi Adapters" logic while ThinKiosk is still running. 

Previous Releases: 5.3.24 

- Fixed an issue where Magic Filter wasn't initialized correctly at the login

- Fixed an issue where a device’s active profile was showing as (none) in the Management Console

- Fixed an issue where users may be prompted to install a software package after the package has been installed

- Fixed an issue with the ‘Ignore active Wi-Fi adapter option in End Point Security

- Fixed an issue where the ThinKiosk UI may not start when a dependant VC Runtime was not installed

Previous Releases: 5.3.22 

- Fixed a problem where the ThinKiosk shell wasn’t set correctly

- Fixed an issue where the ThinKiosk TaskBar was crashing when it couldn't find the icon

- Improved Shutdown and Restart Timer

Previous Releases: 5.3.20

- Fixed a problem where the browser page was opening multiple tabs during a page refresh

- Added Support for web-based Wi-Fi authentication

- Added the option to forget configured Wi-Fi networks

- Added an option to Stop Service execution

- Added a new option to handle USB options in Horizon shade menu bar 

- Added a new option to stop the ThinKiosk Machine Service when SRW is not active

- Added a new option to Prevent Management Server communication when SRW is not active

- Added a new option to exclude SYSTEM account from ThinKiosk policies

- Added a new password reminder option in Citrix Storefront 

- Added a new option to control software package deployment

- Added a new Validation Tool 

- Improved Systray functionality when the ribbon is hidden

- Improved graphics in the ThinKiosk UI

Previous Releases: 5.2.4 

- Fixed a problem where the volume slider button will through an exception when the Secure Browser was not enabled (#TKCI-2)

- Fixed a problem where the "Use Alternate Windows Update Server" text box was accepting only numbers

- Fixed a problem where the "ThinKioskUser" account wasn't loading the UI on the login

- Added a new profile option to hide the wifi button in the ThinKiosk UI

- Added a new profile option to hide the reset browser session button in the secure browser tab

- Added a new profile option to open browser windows always in a new tab

- Added a new profile option to save last user Password when login in the connector

- Improved ThinKiosk minimum windows size

- Improved Profile Editor Tooltip text

- Improved Profile Editor scrollbar functionality

Previous Releases: 5.2.3

- Fixed an incompatibility with the HP Write Filter software

- Fixed a problem where the user session may get stuck in the ThinKiosk UI when upgrading from 5.1.x

- Fixed a problem where the TK UI may crash when the VDI in a Box option is enabled

Previous Releases: 5.2.2

- Fixed a problem where the MGMTDEFAULTSITE MSI parameter is ignored when used with the /QN option

- Fixed a problem where the DeviceLogin management console event was not being sent

- Fixed a problem where the ThinKiosk UI may crash when Windows Patching was enabled and updates are available on the device

- Added a new profile option to disable ThinKiosk's Userinit integration

- Improved several Dutch language translations

- Improved the ThinKiosk Setup wizard logging

Previous Releases: 5.2.1

- Fixed a problem where the ThinKiosk Machine Service would not start on certain Windows 10 configurations

- Fixed a problem where the ThinKiosk taskbar would not display all running application windows

- Fixed a problem where start-up scripts would not run unless a login script was enabled

- The ThinKiosk taskbar now supports ThinKiosk themes

Previous Releases: 5.2.0

- Added a new feature to block USB mass storage device access

- Added a new feature "Application Execution Prevention" to block unauthorised process execution

- Added a new profile option to allow clearing of the browser cache

- Added a new profile option to automatically relaunch local applications if they are closed

- Removed the dependency on Windows Group Policy

- Added a new command-line option to disconnect from Wi-Fi networks

- The -logoff command-line option now logs out StoreFront web sites.

- A new LAN icon is displayed in the ThinKiosk status bar when connected via a network cable

- Support for UWP applications is no longer experimental and is now fully supported

- The ThinKiosk display applet now supports changing monitor DPI settings

- The ThinKiosk Taskbar now supports UWP applications