Where is activex installed?

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  1. truthseeker

    truthseeker Former Poster

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    I am confused about activex that is asked to be installed on websites that I use for online scanning. For example, when I use Panda, NOD32 etc website to scan my laptop for virus etc, it always asks to install activex.

    Where are these activex installed to? Somewhere on my HDD? If so, where?

    Is there an activex scanner that searches my HDD for all installed activex from all different websites and gives me option to delete and remove them for security reasons?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Dark Shadow

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    Active X are add ons to your IE.open your control panel to internet options and select programs and click on manage add ons and use the drop down pain to downloaded activeX you will find it there you can disable it or delete it there.You can use win patrol to monitor changes of start up and activeX, its not a Scanner persay but more of a behavior monitor.http://www.winpatrol.com
     
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  3. EASTER

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    NirSoft has a nice utility for identifying and other features. (FREEWARE)

    http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/axhelper.html

    ActiveXHelper v1.12 - View ActiveX Information
    Copyright (c) 2004 - 2007 Nir Sofer



     
  4. truthseeker

    truthseeker Former Poster

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    Ok thanks.
     
  5. truthseeker

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    Thanks Easter. :thumb:
     
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    Ok thanks GF :) :thumb:
     
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    Few speak layman like Alec.

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