No longer available as of Windows Internet Explorer 7. Attempts to connect to a Web server by passing the specified query through completion templates.
HRESULT AutoScan( BSTR strSearch, BSTR strFailureUrl, VARIANT *pvarTargetFrame );
- [in] A BSTR that specifies a domain address that begins with
www., and ends with
- [in] A BSTR that specifies the Web page to display if the domain address created from strSearch is invalid. The default Internet Explorer error page is displayed if a value is not provided.
- [in] A BSTR that specifies the target window or frame where the results are displayed. The default value is the current window.
Returns one of the following values.
S_OK The operation completed successfully. S_FALSE An error occurred. E_NOTIMPL Internet Explorer 7 and later. Not implemented.
The domain suffixes added to the user query are located in the system registry under
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\internet explorer\main\urltemplate. Each suffix is appended in the following order until an existing server is found:
If no server is found, the document specified by the strFailureUrl parameter is displayed.
This method is not supported in Introduction to HTML Applications (HTAs).