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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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Summary

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 http://www.msn.com Web site, the ActiveX component is installed from the http://fdl.msn.com 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 : 194