Launch vbs script that uses InternetExplorer.Application
Posted on 2011-02-18
I have a asp .net application, where I need to launch an external site and perform a user login on that external site.
The way I did it was through vb script (.vbs file). I create a .vbs file (plain text) on the server, and let the web user download it and then they launch/run the vbs script and it does the login, so that all works fine.
The problem is that I don't want the user to download/Open the vbs file. The main problem is that when they download the text file, they can open it and view it's contents, plus the additional step of choosing "Open" or "Run" is not very intuitive/user friendly.
Is there a way I can run the vb script file without giving them an option to save it, or is there a way to do this any other way besides vb script? Again, the main goal is for my website to launch an external website and perform a login. I have seen some website somehow run scripting on external sites with just a click on their site. Not sure how its done, but that's what I need to do.