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Hi there,
I can open notepad and minimize the window with following code:

ProcessStartInfo startInfo = new ProcessStartInfo("notepad.exe");
startInfo.WindowStyle = ProcessWindowStyle.Minimized;

startInfo.Arguments = "";


But I can't open IE and minimize it:
ProcessStartInfo startInfo = new ProcessStartInfo("iexplore.exe");
startInfo.WindowStyle = ProcessWindowStyle.Minimized;

startInfo.Arguments = "";


How can I open IE and Minimize it?
By the way, I use IE9 and Win7.
Posted 28-Jan-13 20:22pm

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Solution 1


Since, iexplore.exe is not having any command line parameter to minimize while launch, you can write the below vbscript to achieve that.
Set WshShell = WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
WshShell.Run """c:\program files\internet explorer\iexplore.exe""""",2

Best Regards
rzhao 29-Jan-13 7:17am
Thanks for your help. Would you please let me know how to implement it in C#? because all my other codes are in C#.

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