Jump to content


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.


Sites Using Active X Cause Explorer To Close

  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 cjohnston31


  • Members
  • 1 posts
  • Local time:04:41 PM

Posted 25 January 2006 - 04:15 PM

I use Microsoft Home XP version Win5.1 Servie Pack 1 on a HP Pavilion computer and internet explorer version 6. When I try to download software from sites I get a message that says this sites uses active X then I get a message saying internet explorer is closing - the error report says they don't know anything about this type of error and don't have any solutions. This started with I tried to download Norton Internet Security 2006, but it also happens on the microsoft site also. I read about what Active X is, but I cant figure out how to tell if I have it, need it, need to update it, dont have it etc... APpreciate any help you can give. :flowers:

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)


#2 tg1911


    Lord Spam Magnet

  • Members
  • 19,274 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:SW Louisiana
  • Local time:03:41 PM

Posted 25 January 2006 - 05:21 PM

To check to see if you have it installed, and what version:
Click Start.
Click Run, and type in: dxdiag

This will open the DirectX Diagnostic Tool.
Under the System tab, you will find what version you have at the bottom, under System Information.
MOBO: GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4P, CPU: Phenom II X4 955 Deneb BE, HS/F: CoolerMaster V8, RAM: 2 x 1G Kingston HyperX DDR2 800, VGA: ECS GeForce Black GTX 560, PSU: Antec TruePower Modular 750W, Soundcard: Asus Xonar D1, Case: CoolerMaster COSMOS 1000, Storage: Internal - 2 x Seagate 250GB SATA, 2 x WD 1TB SATA; External - Seagate 500GB USB, WD 640GB eSATA, 3 x WD 1TB eSATA

Become a BleepingComputer fan: Facebook

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users