IWebBrowser2::Silent Property

Sets or gets a value that indicates whether the object can display dialog boxes.



HRESULT IWebBrowser2::get_Silent(VARIANT_BOOL *pbSilent);HRESULT IWebBrowser2::put_Silent(VARIANT_BOOL bSilent);


  • pbSilent

  • Pointer to a variable of type VARIANT_BOOL that receives one of the values listed in Possible Values.

  • bSilent

  • VARIANT_BOOL that specifies one of the values listed in Possible Values.

Possible Values

VARIANT_FALSE : Default. Dialog boxes and messages can be displayed. Critical errors and security alerts are not suppressed.

VARIANT_TRUE: Dialog boxes are not displayed.

Return Value    

Returns S_OK if successful, or an error value otherwise.


The  WebBrowser object delegates this method to the top-level frame. If no frame exists, it returns E_FAIL.