[thelist] Manual ActiveX installation

Ken Schaefer Ken at adOpenStatic.com
Wed Mar 9 21:35:35 CST 2005

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: From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-
: bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Joshua Olson
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: Subject: RE: [thelist] Manual ActiveX installation
: > -----Original Message-----
: > From: Ken Schaefer
: > Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2005 8:21 PM
: >
: > If these are external to your organization, you will need to
: > educate the
: > users in question - Microsoft have made it more obvious to
: > end users that
: > they are loading arbitrary code onto their machines.
: This is the case... The users in question are seeing absolutely no prompts
: to install the Control when the visit the page.  I tried it myself and I
: see
: the prompt at the top of the page to install the control, even in XP SP2.
: So, I'm stumped as to why these users claim to not see anything.

I would check to see what their IE security settings are. Perhaps they are
set such that downloading signed or unsigned controls is prohibited full


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