Run ActiveX controls and plugins

This policy setting allows you to manage whether ActiveX controls and plug-ins can be run on pages from the specified zone.

If you enable this policy setting, controls and plug-ins can run without user intervention.

If you selected Prompt in the drop-down box, users are asked to choose whether to allow the controls or plug-in to run.

If you disable this policy setting, controls and plug-ins are prevented from running.

If you do not configure this policy setting, controls and plug-ins can run without user intervention.

Supported on: At least Internet Explorer 6.0 in Windows XP with Service Pack 2 or Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1
Run ActiveX controls and plugins


  1. Administrator approved
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0
    Value Name1200
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value65536
  2. Enable
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0
    Value Name1200
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value0
  3. Disable
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0
    Value Name1200
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value3
  4. Prompt
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USER
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Zones\0
    Value Name1200
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value1


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