Windows 10 IE is not working with old VBA code

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A few years back, I created VBA code to access a webpage in Internet Explorer and fill textboxes with information from an Excel file. Unfortunately, after I upgraded to Windows 10, this software is no longer functional. The page loads without a hitch, but the data cannot be entered into the textboxes. It only launches the website and then freezes (no data is entered).

Windows 7's IE still runs the software without any issues. I tried several computers running Windows 10 and the issue still persists.

I tried modifying the IE.Document-related code at the end.

All("Response 123").

IE.Document value

I attempted to use getElementById("Response 123") to copy the values from my Excel spreadsheet into the textbox, but nothing happened.

Sub test()
Dim IE As Object

WebAddress = ""

    Application.ScreenUpdating = False
    Application.Calculation = xlCalculationManual

  Set IE = CreateObject("InternetExplorer.Application")

  IE.Visible = True
  IE.Navigate WebAddress

  While IE.busy
    DoEvents  'wait until IE is done loading page.

  Application.wait (Now + TimeSerial(0, 0, 4))

  IE.Document.getElementById("Response_123").Value = ThisWorkbook.Sheets("Sheet1").Range("B5")
End Sub

I would expect the value in my Excel sheet at B5 to be copied into the textbox that has ID "Response_123" (obtained from right clicking textbox > inspect), but it does not copy anything and remains blank. Again, I have no problem getting my code to work in Windows 7.

Dec 24, 2022 in Others by Kithuzzz
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1 answer to this question.

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I discovered the answer. The issue was just with IE's security settings; there is nothing wrong with the code above. They were originally set to Medium-High, so I modified them to Medium and the code executed without a hitch.
answered Dec 24, 2022 by narikkadan
• 63,700 points

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