How Do I Enable ActiveX Controls in Internet Explorer?

How do I enable ActiveX controls in Internet Explorer?

How do I confirm that ActiveX controls are enabled in Internet Explorer?


To enable ActiveX controls:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click Tools icon in the upper-right, and select Internet Options.
    • Note: If the Tools menu is not visible, click the Alt + T keys on your keyboard.
  3. Select the Security Tab.
  4. Click on Custom Level.
  5. Under ActiveX Controls and plug-ins, enable each option except for Download unsigned ActiveX controls and the option for Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe.
  6. The sixth security setting for Cookies should also be enabled.
  7. Click OK.
  8. All browser windows must be closed and reopened for changes to take effect.

To confirm that ActiveX controls are enabled:

  1. Click on the Tools icon, and select  Add-ons...
  2. In the Show drop-down menu select: All Add-ons.
  3. Search the list for the The Webex ActiveX control. The ActiveX control is named GpcContainer class.

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