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WPF WebBrowser Control on x64 machines Launches new IE window instead of staying inside of control.

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 27, 2010    Points: 0   Category :WPF

I have a WPF app that uses an embedded WebBrowser control.  I have been using this as a video player (i would have used MediaPlayer, but it doesn't support H.264 in XP)  Anyway, I am using a 3rd party video player to display the h.264 videos, and this has been working fine.

We started testing on 64 bit Windows 7 and now whenever we attempt to play the videos, the WebBrowser launches a separate IE window and plays the video there instead of within my app.

I have googled this bug and have seen hints about handling the NewWindow2 event, but have yet to see a decent example that isn't a total HACK..

Does anybody know a way to stop the WebBrowser control from launching separate IE windows on a 64 bit OS?

Thanks a lot,


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