New and Improved ActiveX?


The latest Internet Explorer update aims to make ActiveX more secure, but not without some difficulty.

Still using Internet Explorer? Well, you'll want to get right on Microsoft's latest update for IE and ActiveX, which applies to WinXP SP2 and Win2003 SP1. It changes the way that IE handles the Web pages for certain ActiveX controls, such as Acrobat Reader, Apple QuickTime Player, Macromedia Flash, Windows Media Player, RealPlayer and the Java Virtual Machine. You know, the stuff you actually use on occasion.

The trick is that you'll probably get this update through Automatic Updates, and it'll probably tick you off, because it actually changes the way some common ActiveX controls function. Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine Online | Column: New and Improved ActiveX?

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 30th June 2006 2:01AM