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Is there and easy way to determin if a url is bad without sorting throught it's source?
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by:Mirkwood
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How do you mean is bad. You mean that the syntax is correct or something.
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by:hess
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error 404
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Dim txt$
Dim pos%

Inet1.OpenURL("myURL", 1)
txt = Inet1.GetHeader()

' Headers like "HTTP/1.1 Error 404" are always in the first line:
pos = Instr(1, txt, vbCrLf)
txt = Mid(txt, 1, pos-1)

If Instr(1, txt, "404") > 0 Then
    ' Error 404
End If


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