We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

Automatically click links and save text in web browser VB.NET

706 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-10
I am trying to make a simple application that will validate emails in my yahoo mail account for me. Yahoo mail does not allow POP3 access unless you upgraid to a paid account so I want to create an app in VB.NET that will load yahoo mail in a web browser (insde the application) and then open each one of my emails, search for an activation link, and then click on it automatically. I am not sure how to go about making the application retrieve the text in the browser window, and then click on the link (or load the link in a new browser window, either way).

Does anyone know how to do this?
Comment
Watch Question
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 2 Answers and 3 Comments.
See Answers
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE