Re: Help with active-x controls

Tom, it's a little above my llevel of expertise, but worth a try.  Thanks.

Jeanie

On Friday 3/11/05 12:55 AM, Tom Lange said:
>Hi Jeanie,
>You wrote:
> > Every time I try to click on a link on the web site I need to access, I
>get
> > the following message:
> >
> > Microsoft internet explorer dialog:  Your current security settings
> > prohibit running active-x controls on this page.  As a result,, the page
> > may not display correctly, okay button.
> >
> > This prevents me from even getting in far enough to put in the user name
> > and password.
> >
> > I am running win 98 SE, JFW 5.01, and IE 6.0.
> >
> > Any suggestions or instructions would be very much appreciated.
>
>You'll need to go into Internet Options and the Security Tab. When you get
>there, select the web content zone that you're dealing with, in this case
>probably Internet. Then click the Custom button. That will bring up a dialog
>containing a tree view. In that tree view is a group of options dealing with
>specific types of Activex controls. On each one of those options, you'll be
>able to tell the system to enable it, disable it, or prompt you for input
>regarding the control in question. I've run across this before when looking
>for some sort of Windows or Office update and remember turning on the ones
>that were considered marked as safe. Those that were unsigned or otherwise
>marked as unsafe I disabled. If you want to see what controls are involved,
>turn prompt on and make a decision each time. It will give you an idea of
>what's occuring on the page. I don't know if this is clear, but I hope it
>helps.
>
>   Tom
>
>
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