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Bug #49035 Fatal error: Class 'COM' not found
Submitted: 2009-07-23 15:30 UTC Modified: 2009-07-23 22:55 UTC
From: parviz_ahmadi at yahoo dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: COM related
PHP Version: 5.2.10 OS:
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2009-07-23 15:30 UTC] parviz_ahmadi at yahoo dot com
Dear Sir/ Madam,
what is solution in PHP5 if There is no COM extension in PHP 5 for creating object below :
$browser = new COM("InternetExplorer.Application");
Also my host operating system in linux and php 5.2.9 .
Thank you.

Reproduce code:
set_time_limit(2000) ;
$browser = new COM("InternetExplorer.Application") or die("Unable to instantiate COM");
$handle = $browser->HWND;
$browser->Visible = true;
$browser->Fullscreen = true;

/* Still working? */
while ($browser->Busy) {
$im = imagegrabwindow($handle, 0);
imagepng($im, "iesnap.png");
?> ---

Actual result:
Fatal error: Class 'COM' not found in ***/test.php on line 3


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 [2009-07-23 22:55 UTC]
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