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How to open a new application within the browser

by mangotra_rohit123 / March 3, 2007 11:46 PM PST

I am using XP Professional as my o/s and i want that a new application should run when i click toolbar button on the explorer and that new application should be a part of the explorer window only.

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Unlikely. Here's why.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 3, 2007 11:51 PM PST

That's the exact reason why Explorer has been compromised for years. When it first appeared, people could launch notepad, fdisk and other dangerous applications so Microsoft had to shut most if not all of this off to save their OS from being labeled as insecure.


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Please help
by mangotra_rohit123 / March 4, 2007 1:54 PM PST
In reply to: Unlikely. Here's why.

actually thi is my major Project and my project is to install an addon on to the internet explorer and when u click onto the addon a new application should open within the browser as a part of it.... i had installed the addon but when u click on it a new application opens seperately not with in the browser... and i want it to open within the brower......i just want to know the way how it is been done.....

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Let's look at Visual Basic?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 5, 2007 12:35 AM PST
In reply to: Please help

To run inside the browser "Explorer" it has to be either a BHO (see the wikipedia) or an Active Object. You have to write the application using those methods.


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by mangotra_rohit123 / March 5, 2007 1:25 PM PST

Thanks bob for your help........thanks a lot....can u tell me any good site for BHO

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