Turn on ActiveX Filtering

This policy setting controls the ActiveX Filtering feature for websites that are running ActiveX controls. The user can choose to turn off ActiveX Filtering for specific websites so that ActiveX controls can run properly. If you enable this policy setting ActiveX Filtering is enabled by default for the user. The user cannot turn off ActiveX Filtering although they may add per-site exceptions. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting ActiveX Filtering is not enabled by default for the user. The user can turn ActiveX Filtering on or off.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Internet Explorer -> Safety -> ActiveXFiltering # IsEnabled

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Internet Explorer


* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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