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Posted 15 Aug 2011

Opening the Internet Browser Programmatically

, 15 Aug 2011 CPOL
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You're incorrect. Explorer is Windows Explorer, not Internet Explorer. Try this:System.Diagnostics.Process.Start("explorer");then this:System.Diagnostics.Process.Start("iexplore.exe", "");and this:System.Diagnostics.Process.Start("winword.exe",...

You're incorrect. Explorer is Windows Explorer, not Internet Explorer. Try this:


then this:

System.Diagnostics.Process.Start("iexplore.exe", "");

and this:

System.Diagnostics.Process.Start("winword.exe", "");

So, just because you got to the intended web site doesn't mean you used the right application.


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GeneralRe: No dude, you should not use iexplore. First, it is a silly, ... Pin
Wolfgang_Baron15-Oct-11 6:40
memberWolfgang_Baron15-Oct-11 6:40 
GeneralRe: This opens the page with default browser System.Diagnostics.... Pin
DNikolov23-Aug-11 5:10
memberDNikolov23-Aug-11 5:10 
Generalyea am with you bro as you give much info btn explorer.exe a... Pin
Alimiyawo11-Sep-11 9:59
memberAlimiyawo11-Sep-11 9:59 
GeneralI said Internet Browser -> Not Internet Explorer. When you t... Pin
Caner Korkmaz15-Aug-11 22:41
memberCaner Korkmaz15-Aug-11 22:41 
GeneralRe: No dude, I'm sure Kevin is right. You should use <code>iexpl... Pin
thatraja17-Aug-11 21:35
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