- The methods that are described in these articles are intended for Microsoft Windows 2000-based systems.
- These methods involve the use of the Active Directory directory service.
- You access a Web page in Microsoft Internet Explorer that requires that you install an ActiveX control on the client computer.
- The client computer is affected by the deployment policy that is described in the Knowledge Base articles that are mentioned in the "Symptoms" section.
- You deploy the ActiveX control to Active Directory by using an administrative tool in the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in.
Note Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 were designed with the Advanced Publish feature because the inclusion of COM component information in the ActiveX deployment requires significantly more hard-disk space.
- "Use the Active Directory Users and Computers snap-in to open the Group Policy Object Editor. To do this, follow these steps:
- Click Start, click Run, type dsa.msc, and then click OK.
- In the console tree, right-click your domain, and then click Properties.
- Click the Group Policy tab, select the group policy object that you want, and then click Edit.
- Expand Computer Configuration, expand Software Settings, right-click the Software installation, point to New, and then click Package.
- Select a .msi package that you want to deploy, and then click Open.
- Click to select Advanced in the Deploy Software dialog box, and then click OK.
- Click the
Deployment tab, and then click Advanced.
- Click to select the Include OLE class and product information check box, and then click OK.