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WebBrowser.Stop Method

Cancels any pending navigation and stops any dynamic page elements, such as background sounds and animations.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public void Stop ()
public void Stop ()
public function Stop ()
Not applicable.

You can use the Stop method to implement a Stop button similar to the one in Internet Explorer.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the Stop method to implement a Stop button for the WebBrowser control similar to the one in Internet Explorer. This example requires that your form contains a WebBrowser control called webBrowser1 and a Button control called ButtonStop.

For the complete code example, see How to: Add Web Browser Capabilities to Your Windows Forms Application.

// Halts the current navigation and any sounds or animations on 
// the page.
private void stopButton_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0