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How to Configure ActiveX in your Internet Explorer?

30 May 2012 No Comment

If you are using Internet Explorer as your default web browser then you should not worry about ActiveX installation because it is already installed by default. But a common problem that arises for Windows users is to figure out how to configure ActiveX in Internet Explorer. Although recent installations of Windows come with moderate security thresholds for ActiveX controls set, many of you will probably want to change the default policy settings and adjust them by your needs. In below steps I will show you how to perform this configuration in Internet Explorer in order to enjoy all web design services.

Step 1: First thing is to lunch Internet Explorer from your desktop or start menu.

Step 2: Now select the Tools menu located at the top right of your web browser and then from drop down menu choose Internet Options sub-menu.

Internet Explorer Internet Options menu

Step 3: When new window open choose the Security tab and select the Internet Zone corresponding to the overall desired security level on the computer.

Step 4: While you are still in Security tab click on Custom Level menu option.

Step 5: Scroll down the screen to the “Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins” menu option and select the “Administrator Approved” menu option.

ActiveX Configuration

Step 6: Repeat Step 5 for all Internet zones that you want to enable ActiveX controls.

Step 7: Exit and restart the Internet Explorer or restart your computer for the changes to take effect.

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