How to fire off a web browser process from Python in Win?

Mark C Favas mark at
Mon Apr 17 16:58:35 EDT 2000

"Grant Munsey" <gmunsey at> writes:

>Is there a call somewhere in the std library for staring up the default
>( the one that the user has set for opening .htm and .html files)
>web browser on Win 95/8/NT/2K?

No, but I have some code that does this, using Mark Hammond's win32 extensions.
Drop me some email if you want it.


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