You are able to view websites smoothly with the help of Active X controllers. These add-ons play a vital role in helping you to watch and manage clips, galleries etc. without troubles. These are Microsoft components and are used by the internet browser from Microsoft, Internet Explorer. Sometimes, the Active X errors can pop up on your screen. It is one of the Microsoft problems and this occurs when they become corrupted. So, how can you fix this error? In this post, we will take you through the steps involved in the process.
The first step is to reset the Active X components. Follow the steps below for this process.
- Double click and launch the Internet Explorer browser from its desktop shortcut.
- Once the Internet Explorer window comes up, choose the option Tools, which you will find on the menu bar.
- In the drop down menu for Tools, select the option Manage Add-ons.
- The above step opens a window with the heading Manage Add-ons.
- Choose the option Toolbars and Extensions in the window.
- Locate the Active X component that is giving the trouble.
- Select the button Disable found at the bottom of the window.
- Choose the button OK in the window.
- Close Internet Explorer and launch it again.
- Go through the steps to launch the Manage Add-ons window in the program.
- Locate the Active X component again. Select it and this time, choose the button Enable in the window.
If the above step did not help you to remove the issue, it is advisable that you remove the troubled Active X control and reinstall it to fix the issue. For this, follow the steps below.
- Open the Start menu and choose the option Control Panel in it found at the right pane of the screen.
- Select the option Add or Remove Programs in the window.
- Locate the Active X control that is giving trouble. Select it and choose the button Remove found next to it. If you are running a Windows 7 OS, the option would be Uninstall that is on top of the window.
- Reinstall the removed Active X control.
- Restart the PC.
With the above steps, you can fix the Microsoft problems associated with Active X controls. For further assistance, you may contact our technical support team.