Active x

  chrisod 14:33 23 May 2009
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thow can i find out if i have active x installed correctly if at all?

  Technotiger 15:07 23 May 2009

Go to Start>Run and type in dxdiag and OK.

  chrisod 15:13 23 May 2009

thanks for that BUT not sure what i should be looking for? One thing i would like to ask is active x and adobe reader related so to speak do you have to have them all If so what should i have to be uptodate with the latest ones.If thatmakes sense.


ok so thats more than one ask LOL

  mfletch 16:44 23 May 2009

ActiveX is like a little program that can join other programs,

eg/ your Antivirus program may use a activex so it can do things in your browser,

You don't have to update them,

If a Software program need a activex it will just install it or it may ask your permission to run it,

  Technotiger 16:53 23 May 2009

When you enter in Search as above and then click on OK, you will be presented with a menu that will allow you to test graphics/audio etc on your pc, this will prove that you have active x installed, which is what you asked. Nothing to do with Adobe!

  interzone55 16:57 23 May 2009

That's the DirectX checking tool, not ActiveX.

chrisod:
If a website or device requires ActiveX it will generally download the correct applet to carry out it's job.

Beware though, some ActiveX applets can be dangerous, which is why you should be prompted to allow any downloads...

click here

  Technotiger 17:06 23 May 2009

Of course you are correct - I must have been having a Senior Moment, or two!

Getting my X's cross-ed !!

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