Close method

[IHlinkBrowseContext::Close may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions of the operating system or product.]

Note The Microsoft ActiveX Hyperlink API is deprecated in Windows Internet Explorer 8 and later, and ActiveX technology as a whole is unsupported in the Microsoft Edge browser in favor of standards-based web APIs. For more information, see Saying goodbye to ActiveX, VBScript, attachEvent... and Get ready for plug-in free browsing.

Closes the hyperlink browse context.


HRESULT retVal = object.Close(dwReserved);


  • dwReserved [in]
    Type: DWORD

    Reserved. Must be set to 0.

Return value


If this method succeeds, it returns S_OK. Otherwise, it returns an HRESULT error code.

See also