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Re: [SLUG] ActiveX in Virtualbox not working
- To: Morgan Storey <me@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] ActiveX in Virtualbox not working
- From: elliott-brennan <elliottbrennan@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 10 Oct 2009 23:36:34 +1100
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Hi Morgan and Harrison.
I use IE only at work (locked down) and haven't
used it at home for ages...thanks for reminding me
of where to find the settings (I had COMPLETELY
The damn application runs within an IE environment
and I'd forgotten some bits.
Additionally, uninstalling the bugger DIDN'T.
There where little bits left behind which I've
only just found. I've finally got the damn thing
Not really being able to 'see' what was happening
was very frustrating. It's moments like this that
remind me of why I moved to Linux :)
Thanks to you both.
Morgan Storey wrote:
> sounds like activex is disabled in the browser, not an un-common occurence
> MS don't trust there own programming language anymore, I wouldn't suggest IE
> 8 as they have locked down ActiveX even more.
> To check it go to tools, internet options, security and (depending on the
> zone the site is in; internet, restricted or trusted) click on custom level
> and enable the activex controls. You could simply add the site to your
> trusted zone and then change it in there if it doesn't already work.
> On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 11:00 AM, elliott-brennan
>> Hi Harrison,
>> Urm. The exact message is:
>> "MHS Tool" - this is the name of the software ware
>> "ActiveX component can't create object"
>> I'm assuming the thing works within a browser????
>> IE6 installed (I doubt if it requires a browser
>> that they'd make it for anything else :(
>> I'm just going to 'upgrade' to 8
>> Harrison Conlin wrote:
>>> On Sat, Oct 10, 2009 at 10:22 AM, elliott-brennan
>>> <mail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> However, each time I try to run the application I
>>>> get a message that it cannot work because of a
>>>> lack of ActiveX.
>>>> Does anyone know if ActiveX works within
>>>> VirtualBox or whether I'm better off trying out
>>>> Vmware-Player or something similar?
>>> It shouldn't matter if its running native or in a VM.
>>> What browser are you using inside the VM?
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