Public Web Browser files
Public Web Browser v3
You need at least Windows Vista to use PWB v3.
Public Web Browser v2
December 5, 2013
How do I install PWB v2?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 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.PWBINIEditor
Opt Into Windows XP SP2 Security Features.
For PWB v2.09 or older.
v2.11.5 or newer add-onsPWBelog
PWB drop in for native support of the elog web site.PWB v2.05 or newer add-ons
Selectively disabled Ctrl-Esc, the Windows key, Start Menu, Desktop, and Task Tray, for
Resets PWB 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
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
June 22, 2007
Checks address against URL filter. Useful for trouble shooting and optimizing your URL filter file.
October 29, 2010
Sets Public Web Browser as default web browser.
SetPWB for Windows 7
September 11, 2012
Sets Public Web Browser as default web browser in Windows 7.
November 10, 2003
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.
July 14, 2003
Small console application to enter PWB registration number in the INI file of a previously registered version.
March 2, 2011
Concept Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object (BHO) that closes IE when
it is opened to web site.
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.
For use on Windows 9x systems missing the OLEACC.DLL file.
Download and unzip to the PWB folder.
March 17, 2007
Simple to use auto restart application. AutoRestart restarts
specified applications and terminates unresponsive applications.
December 19, 2008
HideGUI hides the Windows NT/2000/XP Graphical User Interface
(GUI), and disables selective key combinations.
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.
Helpful as a shell button when using PWB as the Windows Shell.
Dialog with countdown timer.
When time expires several configurable actions can be taken.
ReadMe for details.
September 26, 2006
Auto logon for Windows NT/2000/XP.
Logs the current user off, can be used as a PWB shell button.
Application Launch v1.01
Displays a configurable policy dialog box with agree and disagree buttons. When policy is agreed to, an application is
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)
March 09, 2007
Simple email client with build in security features.
Can be used for Send To
for PWB v2.03 or higher send to option.