PRB: Hosting a WebBrowser Control Inside ActiveX Document or ActiveX Control to be Hosted in Internet Explorer

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When hosting a WebBrowser control inside an ActiveX Document or an ActiveX Control, which in turn are hosted inside Internet Explorer, the WebBrowser control might not always behave as expected.


The WebBrowser control was not designed or tested to be used in an application that will ultimately be hosted in Internet Explorer.


Do not use WebBrowser control in above scenario.


This behavior is by design.


Article ID: 237685 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 3.1
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