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Can I detect a file on desktop using Java script

 
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Hi all,
Can I detect a file on desktop using Java script , I could do it using activeX , but for that I need to configure IE, I mean enable unsafe activeX, but I dont want to do that, please advice..give me links, examples etc..

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Pradeep
 
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you can't because of security reasons.

How would you like going to a random site and they search your computer? That is the reason why you can't.

Eric
 
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thanks Eric.

got it!!
 
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