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Trusted Web Site Prompts to Download ActiveX Controls

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This article was previously published under Q174558

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When you open a trusted Internet site, you may be prompted to download a control or you may receive the following message:
Your current security settings prohibit running ActiveX controls on this page. As a result, the page may not display correctly.

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More information

Some Internet Web sites install controls and plug-ins from sites other than the main Web site address.

For example, when you choose to install the Shockwave Flash ActiveX component from the Web site, the ActiveX component is installed from the Web site.

For more information about ActiveX controls and security in Internet Explorer, see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
154544� Description of ActiveX Technologies

154036� How to Disable Active Content in Internet Explorer

174360� How to Use Security Zones in Internet Explorer 4.0

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Keywords: KB174558, kbenv

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Article Info
Article ID : 174558
Revision : 5
Created on : 3/27/2007
Published on : 3/27/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 389