[access-uk] Re: Driver agent.com

Hi Andy, leave the setting as it is, otherwise disabling them means that, they'll be prevented from running in the first place. This can degrade the functionality of the browser, as well as "overprotecting" you from malware. Hope that helps.


Andy Collins wrote:
Chris, many thanks, this did the job. I'm wondering about settings within IE options, for Active X controllers, should this be set to allow or disable? -

Andy
----- Original Message ----- From: "Chris Hallsworth" <christopherhallsworth71@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2008 11:31 AM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Driver agent.com


| Hi Andy, not Steve, but if you press alt n, this will focus to the
| information bar. Then press space to open a context menu related to that
| information bar. Hope that helps.
|
| Andy Collins wrote:
| > Steve -
| >
| > I'm having a problem with trying to install the active X programme, the
| > website gives me this message:
| >
| > "The Internet Explorer information bar has temporarily blocked the
| > installation of the ActiveX control that is required to run the DriverAgent
| > scan.
| >
| > To allow Internet Explorer to install the required ActiveX control, please
| > complete the following steps:
| >
| > Step 1
| >
| > Click the Internet Explorer information bar to display install options.
| >
| > Step 2
| >
| > From the displayed ActiveX information bar menu, select Install ActiveX
| > Control
| >
| > Please Note: If you have arrived on this page and do not see an Internet
| > Explorer Information bar, please check our
| > ActiveX problem
| > page."
| >
| > I can't see an Internet Explorer information bar
| > I clicked on their "active x problem" link, but nothing happened!
| >
| > I've looked in Internet options on the tool bar, and looked under the
| > security tab, and have changed active x from disable to enable, but that
| > doesn't seem to make any differencce!
| >
| > So, How do I allow for an active x control to install?
| >
| > Thanks -
| >
| > Andy
| > ----- Original Message ----- | > From: "Steve Nutt" <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
| > To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
| > Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2008 10:17 AM
| > Subject: [access-uk] Re: Driver agent.com
| >
| >
| > | Hi Ray,
| > |
| > | You are right, it needs the Active X control to perform the scan.
| > |
| > | All the best
| > |
| > | Steve
| > |
| > | -----Original Message-----
| > | From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
| > Of
| > | Ray's Home
| > | Sent: Thursday 14 February 2008 00:07
| > | To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
| > | Subject: [access-uk] Re: Driver agent.com
| > |
| > | Andy, hope someone adds useful knowledge on this one from actual use of
| > the
| > | Driver Agent site, but it doesn't really surprise me it is asking to
| > install
| > | or use this Active X plug-in or extention.  I think the on-line
| > anti-spyware
| > | and anti-virus scans do this too.  No harm in being careful.
| > |
| > |
| > | Cheers,
| > | From Ray
| > | I can be contacted off-list at:
| > | mailto:ray-48@xxxxxxxx
| > |
| > |
| > | -----Original Message-----
| > | Andy Collins
| > | Subject: [access-uk] Driver agent.com
| > |
| > |
| > | Hi all
| > |
| > | With a view to trying to repair my NEC dvd_rw nd1300a drive, I have found
| > |
| > | www.driveragent.com
| > |
| > | This website scanns one's computer and informs of the latest driver
| > updates.
| > | When I clicked to allow this, I got a pop up message from Internet
| > Explorer
| > | regarding the installation of active X, which the website says it needs to
| > | install ahead of scanning my PC.
| > |
| > | Firstly, has anybody used this website, and is it safe? Secondly is it ok
| > to
| > | allow active X to install?
| > |
| > | Thanks -
| > |
| > | Andy
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