Allow ActiveX Controls Automatically over Group Policy

To enable and not prompt for ActiveX controls to download and run, use the following Group Policy settings at the Computer or User level.

Caution:  This can be dangerous!

Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Internet Explorer > Internet Control Panel > Security Page

Then select the zone the webpage loads from: Local Machine, Trusted-Sites, Internet

Find and enable the following:

  1. Download Signed ActiveX Controls Enable (Don’t select Prompt)
  2. Download UnSigned ActiveX Controls Enable

Posted by Rich Kreider

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