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Default Browser

Posted by Mukul on January 22, 2002 at 10:02 PM

> hi all

> How do i find the default browser of a client. I want to invoke a web site from my desktop application.

> ie invoke by clicking a button shold open the default browser of the clinet.

> regards
> Pradheep

rundll32 url.dll,FileProtocolHandler

running this command from the command line (I ran on W2K) will open the url in your default browser. You can set it up so that you can execute this command using the exec method of class Runtime.


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