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How Do I Stop IE From Blocking My Own Active-XHelpful Member!(2) 

xyzuser (TechnicalUser) (OP)
4 May 09 21:42
Each time I open one of my web pages that is sitting on my pc (for testing, creating, et al), IE gives me a warning that it is blocking active-x. I have to tell IE to allow it each time I open one of my pages, which of course is most annoying.

This is likely a novice question but is there some setting for IE 7 that would tell it to stop blocking active-x on my own web pages on my local pc, without turning that blocking off for all websites everywhere? Is there also a way to do that for specific actual websites as well (such as my own website)?

Thank you.
Helpful Member!  Turkbear (TechnicalUser)
5 May 09 1:15
maybe adding your site ( your computer name or web site virtual name) to the Trusted Sites list in IE wil allow for ActiveX without prompting.



To Paraphrase:"The Help you get is proportional to the Help you give.."

Helpful Member!  Diancecht (Programmer)
5 May 09 2:30
Internet Options > Advanced > Security > Allow active content to run in files on My Computer  


xyzuser (TechnicalUser) (OP)
5 May 09 19:29
Thank you Diancecht. That was it. * of course. (and  for you to, turkbear for trying to help)
Turkbear (TechnicalUser)
5 May 09 19:48
Glad to help...The setting in your Security, you realize, allows Active-X from ANY site so be careful..maybe set it to prompt and use the Trusted Site technique as well if that works.



To Paraphrase:"The Help you get is proportional to the Help you give.."

Diancecht (Programmer)
6 May 09 2:25
That setting doesn't allow ActiveX from any site, just the ones who are in your computer, ie, in your hard drive.


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