[pcductape] Re: ActiveX Control Pad

  • From: "Ctm007" <ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2003 17:40:38 -0500

Hi Scott,

Maybe I quoted the error message wrong;   Maybe it did say "ActiveX not
permitted" or was it "enabled".   I will visit my daughter again tomorrow
and try again with the security settings as suggested by Martha.

Btw, isn't ActiveX  how so many virus gets distributed.   Or is it Trojans?

Carl


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Scott McNay" <Wizard@xxxxxxxx>
To: "Ctm007" <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, August 30, 2003 5:33 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: ActiveX Control Pad


>
> Hi Carl,
>
> Saturday, August 30, 2003, 4:43:28 PM, you wrote:
>
> C> Now, a new problem has reared it's ugly head.   She goes to housecall
> C> website to check for virus while online and she gets a message that it
no
> C> can do because ActiveX is not installed.    We discovered this is also
true
> C> at her bank website and some others, like marykay.com.    I checked all
the
> C> properties of Internet Explorer and I cannot see where to install
ActiveX.
> C> So, I downloaded and installed ActiveX Control Pad.    Now what do I
do?
>
> Are you sure of that error message?  ActiveX is a type of file, not a
> program that you install.
>
> Check the IE security settings; maybe you have ActiveX disabled.
>
> --Scott.
>
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