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Internet explorer running invisibly?

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Hello,

I have been running a script successfully for some time which opens a web page using

$oIE = _IECreate ("http://www.pof.com", 0, 1) ; opens pof.com / new window / visible or not.

_IELoadWait($oIE,0)

This has been working fine for several months and yet all of a sudden it has stopped opening IE (visibly) when I run it. I know from checking task manager, however, that IE is running in the background as the process "iexplore.exe" is active... any ideas as to why this is now happening?

Cheers!

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There is probably something whacked with that iexplore.exe process. Try stopping all iexplore processes first and try again (or logout or reboot).

Dale


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Have re-booted, checked that no iexplore.exe is running before running the script, and it still loads it in the background... weird! It does the same thing when using a different url.

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