Re: IE7 is blocking an active X control needed for MS update scan
1. Try clearing the Temporary Internet Files.
2. Delete all cookies or find and delete any/all cookies from microsoft,
MSN, live, hotmail, passport.
3. Add *.microsoft.com to Trusted Sites. Internet Options> Security>
Trusted Sites> Uncheck "Require server verification" and enter the site as
4. Is a third-party security program blocking ActiveX controls?
Hope this helps,
[MS MVP- IE]
"Windmaker" <Windmaker@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> After I click on the "run" Active X control in the information bar and
> click the "run" button in the new window, I then get a message stating
> Internet Explorer is blocking the running of the Active X control which is
> necessary for the Microsoft update scan. I am also getting a message
> that the Active X control has been previously installed...(but IE is
> it's running)
> It also is blocking when I attempt to email Microsoft Support on this
> It is an unending source of amazement to witness the extent to which
> can distort and/or deny reality in order to attempt satisfying their wants
> what they perceive to be their needs.