Allow ActiveX Controls Automatically over Group Policy

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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

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