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I want to start in C# a process of Opera web browser with a given URL.
I'm using Windows Mobile 5 and Opera 9.5 Beta
Ive tried the following code (working of Internet Explorer)
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  1. System.Diagnostics.Process proc = new System.Diagnostics.Process();
  2. proc.StartInfo.FileName = "iexplore";
  3. proc.StartInfo.Arguments = "http://www.google.com";
  4. proc.Start();
I've tried to change "iexplore" in "opera" or "opera.exe" but no success at all.
Can you please give me a hand?
Dec 4 '08 #1
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PRR
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  1. Process.Start("firefox.exe", "http://www.google.com");
  2. //or specify path
  3. //Process.Start(@"C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe", "http://www.google.com");
  4.  
  5. //OR 
  6. ProcessStartInfo ind = new ProcessStartInfo("firefox.exe", "http://www.google.com");
  7. //ProcessStartInfo ind = new ProcessStartInfo(@"C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe", "http://www.google.com");
  8.   Process.Start(ind);
  9.  
  10.  
Dec 4 '08 #2
Curtis Rutland
3,256 Recognized Expert Specialist
The method you are using is correct, but the file names your are using seem to be wrong.

You're going to have to find the path and name of the executable file and use the full path and name.
Dec 4 '08 #3
Frinavale
9,735 Recognized Expert Moderator Expert
@insertAlias
By default, the path to the Opera browser is:

C:\Program Files\Opera\ope ra.exe
Dec 4 '08 #4
Plater
7,872 Recognized Expert Expert
@Frinavale
So then on a mobile device it would probably be
\Program Files\Opera\ope ra.exe
Dec 4 '08 #5
Curtis Rutland
3,256 Recognized Expert Specialist
Moved to Mobile Development.
Dec 4 '08 #6
Frinavale
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@Plater
Aha! Good catch Plater :)
Dec 4 '08 #7
markmcgookin
648 Recognized Expert Contributor
I wondered where this post came from, just realised you moved it. Did the above solution of kicking off the \Program Files\Opera\Ope ra.exe work?
Dec 4 '08 #8

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