Internet Explorer Processes

This policy setting enables blocking of ActiveX control installation prompts for Internet Explorer processes.

If you enable this policy setting, prompting for ActiveX control installations will be blocked for Internet Explorer processes.

If you disable this policy setting, prompting for ActiveX control installations will not be blocked for Internet Explorer processes.

If you do not configure this policy setting, the user's preference will be used to determine whether to block ActiveX control installations for Internet Explorer processes.

Supported on: At least Internet Explorer 6.0 in Windows XP with Service Pack 2 or Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1
Enable policy:
Registry PathValue NameValue TypeValue
Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_RESTRICT_ACTIVEXINSTALL(Reserved)REG_SZ1
Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_RESTRICT_ACTIVEXINSTALLexplorer.exeREG_SZ1
Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_RESTRICT_ACTIVEXINSTALLiexplore.exeREG_SZ1
Disable Policy:
Registry HiveRegistry PathValue NameValue TypeValue
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_RESTRICT_ACTIVEXINSTALL(Reserved)REG_SZ0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_RESTRICT_ACTIVEXINSTALLexplorer.exeREG_SZ0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE or HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_RESTRICT_ACTIVEXINSTALLiexplore.exeREG_SZ0

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