How to fix ActiveX issues

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ActiveX is a plugin that is used in various software applications or on the Internet. It facilitates interactions between applications or components, such as enabling an online antivirus scan of a user's computer or running a system check to determine the need for updates, etc. ActiveX issues may be caused by a number of factors or events, including misconfigured system settings, software incompatibility, irregularities in system elements or other similar reasons.
ActiveX issues can be fixed and prevented with special software that repairs system elements entries and tunes up system settings.

The article provides details on the symptoms, causes and ways to repair ActiveX issues.

Ways to repair ActiveX issues

Advanced PC users may be able to use the information provided in the warning message and log to pinpoint the cause of the issue and repair it by manually editing system elements. However, since any manipulations with system elements carry a risk of rendering the operating system unbootable, whenever a user is in any doubt of their technical skills or knowledge, they may use special software that is meant to repair system elements without requiring any special skills.

The following steps may repair ActiveX issues:

The same application can be used to run preventative measures to reduce the chance of this or other system issues appearing in the future.

Symptoms of ActiveX issues

Symptoms of ActiveX issues include application freezes and crashes with warning messages that may or may not contain the word ActiveX. The crashes are often related to flash content on websites, as well as interactive features. The warning message may have additional information that can help an IT professional locate the source of the malfunction and get it repaired.

Causes of ActiveX issues

When an ActiveX issue occurs, it typically means that system elements have some corrupt entries that are preventing the ActiveX plugin from operating properly. In pre-Windows 2000 systems ActiveX issues may also be caused by missing dll's, that could have been removed during software uninstalls. Software incompatibilities, use of outdated software versions and attempts to manually clean up or repair system elements are also among common reasons for this issue type.