RSS category feeds

RSS site feeds


Two instances of Windows Explorer (other example) PDF Print E-mail

Another example which creates two Microsoft Internet Explorer instances.

import win32process, win32com.client, time 
from win32com.client import gencache
ie_tlb = gencache.EnsureModule("{EAB22AC0-30C1-11CF-A7EB-0000C05BAE0B}", 0, 1, 1)
def createNewIEProcess():
  """Create new IE process and return WebBrowser2 IDisp to it.
     a work-around for win32com.client.Dispatch("InternetExplorer.App.."),
     which will NOT create a new process
     @return new WebBrowser2 instance
  si = win32process.STARTUPINFO()
  dmy, dmy, newIEprocId, dmy = win32process.CreateProcess(r"C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe", None, None, None, 0, 0, None, None, si )
  for idx in range(10):
    for shellWnd in ie_tlb.ShellWindows():
      dmy, processId = win32process.GetWindowThreadProcessId(shellWnd.HWND)
      if processId == newIEprocId:
        return shellWnd
ie1 = createNewIEProcess()
ie1.Top, ie1.Left, ie1.Height, ie1.Width = 0, 0, 50, 50
Last Updated ( Saturday, 16 June 2007 )
Next >




  • hey how can we clear history of a single skype group ? any idea? More...
  • Dear Brent I'm trying to get the points coordinate in a PYTHON/CATIA macro but I... More...
  • Hi Brent, I'm trying to create a macro for create the best fitting circle given... More...
  • I have run your code on my own machine, but I just got the last paragraph of the... More...
  • Hello Gabriel, It seem that the linked site moved to (... More...

Login Form

Lost Password?

My prefered Python IDE

My prefered Python editor is Pyscripter from MMExperts. It is not only an editor. Pyscripter is a full Python IDE including (remote) debugging, a class browser, and all other nice helpers which a full featured IDE needs.

Do you have a script for me ?

Do you have an interesting Python script which does some really cool thing on Windows ? Please post them to this site. It`s very simple - simply copy&paste it to this form. No login is requiered.

Hint: For syntax highlighting and correct Python intendation place your code between html tags <pre> and </pre>.

My prefered web framework

My prefered web framework for developing web applications is Django. Django calls itself The web framework for perfectionists with deadlines. It is a really fast, scalable and (thanks Python) the sexiest web framework of the world.