Your Browser does not support or has disabled ActiveX [FIXED]


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your browser does not support or has disabled activex

ActiveX is a proprietary feature from Microsoft for Internet Explorer, designed to provide exclusive controls required to access and display certain web contents.

However, there are times when ActiveX malfunctions (Internet Explorer) or is not existent (every other browser basically) and you’ll see the Your Browser does not support or has disabled ActiveX error.

Learn how to fix it below.

How do I enable ActiveX on my computer?

1. Enable ActiveX in Internet Explorer

To enable ActiveX in Internet Explorer, follow the steps below:

  1. Launch Internet Explorer in your PC.your browser does not support or has disabled activex
  2. Navigate to the ‘Tools’ (gear) icon and click on it.
  3. Select Internet options.your browser does not support or has disabled activex
  4. Now, click on the Security tab.
  5. Click on Custom level.your browser does not support or has disabled activex
  6. Go to ActiveX controls and plug-ins.your browser does not support or has disabled activex
  7. Enable the following commands:

Automatic prompting for ActiveX controls

Binary and script behaviors

Display Video and Animation on a webpage

Download signed ActiveX controls

Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins

7. Click OK > OK.

Check if the issue is resolved.


2. Disable ActiveX Filtering

  1. Launch your browser.
  2. Navigate to the target site.
  3. Navigate to the web address panel, locate the ‘blocked’ icon and then click on it.
  4. Select Turn off ActiveX Filtering.your browser does not support or has disabled activex
  5. Repeat the procedure for all desired websites.

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3. Enable ActiveX on Chrome

  1. Download the IE Tab extension to simulate Internet Explorer on Chrome, here.
  2. When you get to the ActiveX-related websites, just click on the IE Tab icon in the top right corner to run it in the Internet Explorer engine.

Hope you find this post helpful.

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