Most don't even know what a web browser is or what type they use even though they use one every day. Lack of Activex just got myself a new HDD and so thought id do myself a nice shiny new install of Win7 as everything is backed up onto the old drive, install seemed to go fine, but when i went to use IE the ActiveX controls arent working!
Tips and reminders before you troubleshoot Make sure you're logged in as a Windows administrator. IE11 still supports Active-X. To see that this is so, open Tools, Safety again and verify that the ActiveX Filtering choice is now checked.
ActiveX Filtering is off by default, meaning that ActiveX controls will natively work within Internet Explorer 9 just as they did in previous versions of the browser. The only good solution was to create a new browser that provided proper plugin support and that we have done. Then, right-click the control and choose "More Information.
An old example on the usage of ActiveX was using your Internet Explorer web browser to check, download and install Windows Updates. We embedded tsweb in an IE anonymous Browser product on company intanet. This message is misleading. Freedom from Package Paralysis.
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Although the tool was designed specifically for Internet Explorer, when using Firefox, you will sometimes come across a website instructing you to install ActiveX to view media properly. Although enabling ActiveX Filtering will instantly affect all websites, you can actually configure Internet Explorer to always allow ActiveX for specific websites. Right-click on the icon you use to launch Internet Explorer and select Run as Administrator.
What are you looking for? The time now is 14: When this happens, you will see a small blue circle with a line through it in the IE 9 One Box address bar , and if you mouse over this control, it will report that "Some content is filtered on this site" in a tooltip.
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