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How to enable ActiveX Controls in Internet Explorer for ActiveX Viewer?


Desktop Central supports two modes of viewing the remote computers, viz. ActiveX Viewer and Java Viewer. While the Java Viewer uses Java technology to show the desktop, the ActiveX viewer uses the browsers ActiveX components. The browser from where the connection is established will therefore have the ActiveX controls enabled. Here are the steps to enable ActiveX controls in Internet Explorer.

Steps to enable ActiveX controls in Internet Explorer

  1. Select Tools --> Internet Options menu from the Internet Explorer.
  2. Select the Security tab from the Internet Options dialog.
  3. Select Local Intranet Web content zone and click Custom Level.
  4. Make the following options available under ActiveX controls and plug-ins to either enable or Prompt:
    1. Download signed ActiveX controls
    2. Download unsigned ActiveX controls
    3. Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins
    4. Script ActiveX controls marked safe for scripting
  5. Click OK to save the security settings.
  6. Click OK to save and close the Internet Options dialog.