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Old 12-09-2014, 10:56 AM
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You can create an ActiveX component in VB.Net - IIRC one of the items you can add to a VB project is a COM Class (another name for an ActiveX component) so this is certainly possible.

In reality this might be a lot more difficult and restrictive though, you would probably have no luck with any browser that wasn't Internet Explorer and even IE might not support this on all versions. If support does exist it might be blocked for security reasons anyway. Also be aware that if it does work then it is effectively running on the client browser and will not have any direct access to server side functionality and neither will server have any direct access to this component.

Out of interest what does this component do? There might be a better and more web friendly way of achieving you aims.
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