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

Article translations Article translations
Article ID: 237685 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q237685
This article has been archived. It is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.
Expand all | Collapse all

SYMPTOMS

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.

CAUSE

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

RESOLUTION

Do not use WebBrowser control in above scenario.

STATUS

This behavior is by design.

Properties

Article ID: 237685 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 3.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0
Keywords: 
kbnosurvey kbarchive kbactivedocs kbwebbrowser kbprb kbfaq KB237685

Give Feedback

 

Contact us for more help

Contact us for more help
Connect with Answer Desk for expert help.
Get more support from smallbusiness.support.microsoft.com