VB 6.0 webbrowser control to automate File Input Value

I do have a webbrowser control in my VB form, while I have a file type input in my webpage. I already know the physical location of my file, and I would like the software to auto fill them.

Here is the html coding

<table V5DOTBL=true border="1">
<tr valign="top"><td width="144" bgcolor="#FF9FA9"><div align="right"><a href="javascript:alert('Click the browse button to select each file you wish to attach to this message.  You may send two attachments per message.')"><b><i><font size="2" face="Times New Roman">Attachment:</font></i></b></a></div></td><td width="555" bgcolor="#FF9FA9"><font size=-1>
<input type="file" name="%%File.48256d1000036f9a.02b1bfacb55094b448256d3b002b99d2.$Body.9.19C2">
<input type="file" name="%%File.48256d1000036f9a.02b1bfacb55094b448256d3b002b99d2.$Body.9.19E4"></font>

I tried the VB coding

Private Sub Command2_Click()
        WebBrowser1.Document.Forms(0).Elements("%%File.48256d1000036f9a.02b1bfacb55094b448256d3b002b99d2.$Body.9.19C2").Value = "C:\test.html"
End Sub

But seems like the value never been updated.
Please have a try on the test webpage

I visited this page but still couldn't get the clue.
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edwardiiiConnect With a Mentor Commented:
If we could set a value to the input file element, this might be possible.  But to my knowledge there is no way to do this.
Hi, cybeh.

I've had no success either.  Per the following EE posts, it's apparently not possible to do this for security reasons:


Microsoft's page regarding Input File types:

cybehAuthor Commented:
em....Seems like i need to request the user to add the file in manually......:(
cybehAuthor Commented:
oh...or is there any possible way that, I already set focus to the input box, and make a simulation like the string is typing in by the keyboard? Hope you get what I mean. If that is possible, may i know how?
Since the file location might be very long, it might be troublesome for the user to type in. So, as long as the user set a focus on the input box, by click on a button, the "C:\test.html" will be auto apear.

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