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Windows 7: Active-X won't Work In IE

20 Oct 2010   #1
kenburenga

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Active-X won't Work In IE

I am running Windows 7 Home Premium edition on an Acer 64-Bit Netbook using Internet Explorer 8.
When I access a Web page that requires an Active-X download the download seems to install fine, but will not work. I have enabled all Active-X controls, shut down the Windows Firewall, disabled antivirus software, and shut off PopUp blocker all to no avail. Any suggestions?


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20 Oct 2010   #2
cluberti

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Are you running the 32bit version of iexplore.exe (iexplore.exe*32), or the 64bit version (iexplore.exe) as seen by the task manager?
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20 Oct 2010   #3
kenburenga

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Cluberti

64bit IE.
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20 Oct 2010   #4
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Use the 32bit IE8 and all should be well.

Mike
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20 Oct 2010   #5
cluberti

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

+1

Unless the activex controls are also 64bit (and I only know of Adobe Flash beta and Office 2010 x64's extensions), they'll fail to load. This is expected behavior, and precisely why the default browser on x64 windows is still 32bit.
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21 Oct 2010   #6
kenburenga

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Why do I have 65bit IE

Cluberti

I recently activated Office 2010 Home Premium edition on my new Acer 64bit Windows 7 machine. IE 64bit came with that version of Office. How can I get the 32bit version of IE? Will I have to pay for it or can I swap it for IE 64bit?
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21 Oct 2010   #7
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

You have both in Win7. Has nothing to do with Office.

Click the Start> All Programs and there are two IE's listed. One is marked IE the other IE 64bit.
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21 Oct 2010   #8
kenburenga

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Thanks

Hopalong

Thanks. I found it and that solved my problem.
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21 Oct 2010   #9
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

You are welcome.

A bit confusing for me at first going from XP to Win7. Once I got the differnces set in my mind I like Win7 a lot better.

Mike
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