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How do I change my security setting to allow ActiveX?

Learn how to change your security settings to allow ActiveX in Internet Explorer 6 or later, from our enterprise security expert Michael Gregg.

How do I change my security setting to allow ActiveX?
To change ActiveX in Internet Explorer (I.E.) 6 or later follow the instructions below :
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Open the Tools menu and select Internet Options.
  3. Click the Security tab.
  4. Click Internet as the zone to change.
  5. Click Custom Level. Under the Security Settings the Internet Zone dialog box appears.
  6. Scroll down to the options below Internet ActiveX Controls and Plug-ins and change the settings as needed.
This was first published in December 2009

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