Visual Basic WebBrowser and Automatic Authentication
Posted on 2006-11-21
we develop a java application, but the java wrapper around IE is still pretty buggy so until the jniwrapper guys get it fixed properly we are using a VB6 alternative. I do know VB6 is old and outdated but that is not the point of my question :)
My problem is: Authentication. We launch the VB Browser as an external application giving it the URL as a cmdline parameter along with a username and a password for authentication. Is there a way to prevent this "Type your username and password" box from appearing? i could send along an authentication header, however that causes problems on some pages that dont expect authentication.
quick help is appreciated.