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How to disable script-blocking in a webBrowser component? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hello,
    I'm developing an application which make use of a local HTM page in which a JavaScript is executed. The Htm page is loaded into a WebBrowser-component in Visual Studio2008, WPF.
    The script is safe because i wrote it! Everytime that the application in loaded it automatically blocks the script-execution. It's annoying! Is it possible to set somewhere that any script can be executed in that WebBrowser component?
    Thanks in advance.
        Giacomo
    Wednesday, October 14, 2009 3:56 PM

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  • Hi Giacomo,

    I perform some tests on this issue. In my test, the script in the html page is executed whether I browse the html page in IE or WPF WebBrowser control. 

    Active Scripting is set enabled in Internet Options on my machine. If I disable Active Scripting, the script is blocked. So have a try enabling Active Scripting on your machine to see if the problem can be solved.

    To do this, open IE and select menu Tools | Internet Options. In the Internet Options dialog, switch to Security tab. If the html page you'd like to browse is from Internet, select Internet zone; if the html page is from local intranet, select Local Intranet zone, then click Custom Level button. In the next comming dialog, navigate to Scripting | Active Scripting node and select Enabled option.

    Hope this helps.

    Sincerely,
    Linda Liu


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    • Marked as answer by Linda Liu Wednesday, October 21, 2009 5:29 AM
    • Unmarked as answer by G i a c Friday, October 23, 2009 2:48 PM
    Tuesday, October 20, 2009 8:19 AM
  • The thing is that the script executed in the WebBrowser is a Google Earth Plugin application and I need to find out how to skip this security check since it is not user-friendly in this case. Is there any other user interface to show a webpage with scripts without controls?
    Friday, October 23, 2009 2:48 PM