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Disable or Enable 'Do you want to allow software such as activeX console and plug-ins to run' message Microsoft IE11

Posted on 2016-10-02
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Every time we open Internet Explorer 11 we get the following message:

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We have gone to Internet Options >> Security tab >> Custom level button >> Scroll down to 'ActiveX controls and plug-ins' section  >> Enable 'Automatic prompting for ActiveX controls:

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Ye the message appears.

Please advice.

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We have Windows 10 and this doesn't happen when in Microsoft Edge.
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Question by:rayluvs
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Your setting shown at Automatic Prompting shown above is to force a prompt ("Enable - On") if you don't want that prompt for new ActiveX scripts you need "Disable - OFF" which switches the prompt OFF.
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Makes sense.  We need the ActiveX controls enable.  By disabling the prompt, will it be still enable?
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Yes, but IE won't check with you that it's OK anymore so if you hit a page with a malicious control set you could theoretically be in trouble so surf safely!
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Thanx!
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