How to hook into IE so it notifies my program when it opens

I want my program to be notified when an IE windows opens on the PC without constantly polling using a timer. I know there is a way to "hook" into IE so that it will notify my program. Points will be generous!.
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Ignacio Soler GarciaConnect With a Mentor Solution Architech & Technical LeadCommented:
Ignacio Soler GarciaSolution Architech & Technical LeadCommented:
As far as I know you cannot hook into IE with managed code. With .Net you must create an application that polls to check when one window has been opened.

Maybe there is a way calling extenal funcions (WindowsAPI and that kind of stuff) but I can't help in that way.
WGHileAuthor Commented:
I guess the correct term would be a Browser Helper Object or BHO.
Does anyone know of any tutorials on how to create these in
Or is that just not possible?
WGHileAuthor Commented:
This is exactly what I was looking for
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