Solved

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

Posted on 2008-10-02
4
327 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
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!.
0
Comment
Question by:WGHile
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:Ignacio Soler Garcia
ID: 22622915
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.
0
 

Author Comment

by:WGHile
ID: 22677996
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 VB.net?
Or is that just not possible?
0
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
Ignacio Soler Garcia earned 500 total points
ID: 22678038
0
 

Author Comment

by:WGHile
ID: 22701462
This is exactly what I was looking for
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article explains how to create and use a custom WaterMark textbox class.  The custom WaterMark textbox class allows you to set the WaterMark Background Color and WaterMark text at design time.   IMAGE OF WATERMARKS STEPS Create VB …
It’s quite interesting for me as I worked with Excel using vb.net for some time. Here are some topics which I know want to share with others whom this might help. First of all if you are working with Excel then you need to Download the Following …
This Micro Tutorial hows how you can integrate  Mac OSX to a Windows Active Directory Domain. Apple has made it easy to allow users to bind their macs to a windows domain with relative ease. The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to …
In this video I am going to show you how to back up and restore Office 365 mailboxes using CodeTwo Backup for Office 365. Learn more about the tool used in this video here: http://www.codetwo.com/backup-for-office-365/ (http://www.codetwo.com/ba…

920 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

15 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now