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Active X controls not loading

I just created a website that uses active x controls

I made the site go live  and on my main index page xp always drops down a little window saying active x controls could be harmfull blah blah blah do you want to accept.

I always have to accept before the web page feature works...is there a way I can force it to accept the active x control on my site or change a browser settting?
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cyberdevil67Commented:
Hi WestonGroup,

 until it become assigned it will always be that way, this is a security thing in the browser to not allow unsigned activeX controls.

Cheers!
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cyberdevil67Commented:
WestonGroup,

not sure if this will work not tried it myself, but you could add that website to the trusted sites list.
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COBOLdinosaurCommented:
I always have to accept before the web page feature works...is there a way I can force it to accept the active x control on my site or change a browser settting?

Solving it on your own computer is not going to be much good to you if you are planning to deploy it for other users.  They will have to accept.  Some will have axtivex disable completely and will not get the dialog, or the control.  Users that do not have IE browser will not beable to use it without a plugin that most will not install because of the security risk, and it won't run on Mac even with IE.  All in all if it is on a public web site the page will be unsuabale for between 30% and 40% of users even if it is signed.

Cd&
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WestonGroupAuthor Commented:
How do people get around using java script then  if like you said 30-40 % won't be able to view it?

its just a basic fade effect
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COBOLdinosaurCommented:
Activex is not javascript.  Only about 10% of user have javascript, disabled based on most stats, and that has been pretty constant for some time. I expect they do not use sites that required script, which pretty much limits them.  Javascript is a very limited interpreter, and on a browser it is isolated for client resources to prevent it from executing arbitrary code.

Activex is a completely different ball game.  It is executable code that can and does intact with the operating system. It is such a severe security risk that in many corporate environments it is disabled at the policy level. Many serious virus and trojan codes have been delivered using activeX and it is indispensible for the makers of spyware.

Even signed activeX controls are not necessarily safe because M$ security is such that the certificates can be faked.

Cd&
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