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ie problem

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Hello,

I am having a problem with automating some IE stuff.

I want my script to open an IE window, then log on to a site. Then, I need it to open a second IE window and log on to the same site, but with a different username/password.

I have got this working fine.

Then I need the script to refresh the ie windows every ten minutes or so to keep the sites logged in.

The trouble is, when the refresh is done, the first window to open becomes logged in as the same profile as the first one!

This is really frustrating, I just can;t find the reason. I can't recreate this by doing the refreshing manually, so I have no idea whats going wrong.

Any ideas anyone? Much appreciated, thanks!

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

By default, IE will run multiple browser instances from the same iexplore.exe -- these instances all share the same session cookie scope, which I presume is what is causing your trouble

if you start a second iexplore.exe (using RUN for example) browser instances using that image will have a unique session cookie context. If using IE.au3 functions, you can attach to the browser started with RUN using _IEAttach

Dale

Edited by DaleHohm

Free Internet Tools: DebugBar, AutoIt IE Builder, HTTP UDF, MODIV2, IE Developer Toolbar, IEDocMon, Fiddler, HTML Validator, WGet, curl

MSDN docs: InternetExplorer Object, Document Object, Overviews and Tutorials, DHTML Objects, DHTML Events, WinHttpRequest, XmlHttpRequest, Cross-Frame Scripting, Office object model

Automate input type=file (Related)

Alternative to _IECreateEmbedded? better: _IECreatePseudoEmbedded  Better Better?

IE.au3 issues with Vista - Workarounds

SciTe Debug mode - it's magic: #AutoIt3Wrapper_run_debug_mode=Y Doesn't work needs to be ripped out of the troubleshooting lexicon. It means that what you tried did not produce the results you expected. It begs the questions 1) what did you try?, 2) what did you expect? and 3) what happened instead?

Reproducer: a small (the smallest?) piece of stand-alone code that demonstrates your trouble

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That worked great! Thank you so much for your help!

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