It is widely known that ActiveX controls increase our computer productivity by taking applets from various programs, for example, spell-checker in Microsoft Word, and plugs them to other programs so as to perform properly. However, it at the other side can bring in thousands of errors to the computer once infected or made use by some malware or malicious processes. Thus, it is quite common for you to encounter an ActiveX error message when using the PC just like the following one: “Your current security settings prohibit running ActiveX controls on this page. As a result the page may not display correctly”.
* Open your Firefox browser, and select “Tools” in the top.
* Click “Options” and then select “Content”.
* Click OK.
After the above steps, it is highly recommended that you can completely scan and remove all PC viruses from the computer. Computer Virus is a kind of malicious application that is mostly designed by hijackers to infect your computer and spread itself to other computers via a network automatically. This way, they are able to attack and destroy any computer, collect & steal users’ personal information, etc. It is commonly know that virus spreads through the Internet, and is usually brought into your computer through browser security gaps without your knowledge. That is, as you download a file like oci.dll, chat on an online chat-room, click on an unknown link within your email, you will be a risk to get infected. If some settings within your web browser or computer are reset by the viruses, you will sooner or later get an ActiveX error message.
By the way, you have to verify that your antivirus program is set to allow the ActiveX programs to access to your computer. If not, it can also bring in an unexpected ActiveX problem.
Thirdly, to deal with the ActiveX problem, you can easily perform a system restore job. The System Restore utility is a package Windows feature that’s helpful to get back a problematic computer. System Restore usually maintains multiple restore points instead of one last restore point for the computer. So, if the above steps do not help, directly perform the below steps. Here, I take Windows XP as an example to show you how to perform a system restore job and fix ActiveX problem:
* Log on to Windows with the administrator permission.
* Click Start -> All Programs -> Accessories ->System Tools -> System Restore.
* Click to select the Restore my computer to an earlier time option on the Welcome to System Restore page, and then click Next to continue.
* Click the most recent system restore point in the on the “Select a Restore Point” page
* Highlight the restore point, and then click “Next to go.
* Click “Next” on the Confirm Restore Point Selection page to finish the restore job.
* Restart the computer to make the restore job take effect and see whether the fatal errors have been solved or not.
However, to deal with an ActiveX problem, you still need to check and repair Windows registry errors. No matter whatever program you add or remove from the computer, they will first access this database to add/remove the corresponding entries. If such entries cannot be located correctly, several unknown errors will appear. This means the same as the ActiveX program. If the ActiveX program cannot locate the required entries to display your page, it will generate an error message. Bear in mind that the easiest & safest way to perform a registry error fix is through a good registry fix tool that will thoroughly scan the whole computer & fix all errors existing in the Windows registry database. This helps to minimize or eliminate the risks if cleaning it up manually. Another advantage of dealing with registry errors through an automated cleaner is that it helps to find out all the errors insides the registry database causing the appearance of various computer problems.
To ensure the smooth running of the PC and a pleasant online surfing all the time, you’d better learn how to fix ActiveX problems on your own. Do not know how to do? Just bookmark my post and you should know what to do when getting an ActiveX error message.
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