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Script to switch between webpages doesn't update pages (reruns the old pages)

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Hi!

I have made a script to switch between websites after an x time, no is the problem that it displays the webpages but does not update them, i get the same page every time and i want a refreshed one.

(i already tried onload tag)

As you see in the code i have put in 2 websites, the first run it will get those websites, but when it loops it doesn't refresh..

Anyone??
On Error Resume Next
'Script by R. Laterveer
'JMS AUTOMATISERING
Set objExplorer = CreateObject("InternetExplorer.Application")
objExplorer.Fullscreen=true   
objExplorer.TheaterMode=true                                        
objExplorer.TheaterMode=false  
objExplorer.Toolbar=false                                                               
 
do 
 
 
objExplorer.Navigate "www.google.nl" 
objExplorer.Visible = 1 
 
 
Wscript.Sleep 10000 
 
objExplorer.Navigate "www.nu.nl"  
objExplorer.Visible = 1 
 
 
Wscript.Sleep 10000 
 
loop until objExplorer.Visible = 0

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Question by:Dutchict
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by:Dutchict
ID: 22786399
Hi guys, i tried this;

objExplorer.Navigate "http://dir-helpdesk/jos/rdPage.aspx?&rdReport=JOS_panel" 'doel waar het script naartoe gaat  
objExplorer.Visible = 1 'betekend dat het scherm open en zichtbaar is
objExplorer.Location.Reload(True)

but this also won't work, it get's the pages ones and just show that same page every time, no updates.
I really need this script to work help!
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by:DanRollins
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You should set the expiration time to a few seconds, or otherwise tell the btowser to not use the cache.
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by:Dutchict
ID: 22794039
DanRollins,

Thanks for the advice, but i need to do this in vbscript way, so from within the script.
So i need a line or to clear the cache every run or to get the page directly from the server bypassing the cache.

Can you help with that?

Ro
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by:DanRollins
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If you can change the script on a page, you can typically change other things in the page, such a meta-tags and headers.  Is that not the case here?
If you can chenge the headers, then send these:
    Cache-Control: no-cache
    Pragma: no-cache
    Expires: -1
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DanRollins earned 500 total points
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See the syntax for the
    Navigate Method:
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa752093(VS.85).aspx
Note he final parameter allows you to send additional headers
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