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ActiveX Error on IE 6 with Win NT 4

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by thorncd, Feb 11, 2003.

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  1. thorncd

    thorncd Thread Starter

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    Hi All,

    I have a Win NT 4.0 machine with Service Pack 5 or 6 "Not Sure Which One". I have IE 6.0 with all of the patches and I am upto date with all security patches. Whenever I try to go to a site with flash or if I try to create a flash file it pops up a message -

    This page provides potentially unsafe information to the ActiveX Control. You current security settings prohibit running controls in this matter. As a result this page may not display correctly.

    I have reset all of the IE Settings to the defaults. I have no clue what could be causing this. Any ideas would help.

    Thanks In Advance,

    CT

    :rolleyes:
     
  2. Rollin' Rog

    Rollin' Rog

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    I don't know why the error would occur with flash ads, but I've seen it with java applets when Virtual Machine was disabled in Internet Options > Security > Custom.

    You might want to remove your current flash file and update to the latest version.

    http://www.macromedia.com/support/flash/ts/documents/control_remove.htm

    See also...

    http://www.panoramafactory.com/trouble/trouble_6.html

    Something similar here:

    http://www.jsifaq.com/SUBB/tip0700/rh0763.htm

    You might want to check your version of that comcat.dll and get the latest, then run the regsvr32 command on it.
     
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