Consider the following scenario:
You use Internet Explorer 10 on a computer that is running Windows 8.
On the Security tab of the Internet Options dialog box, you enable the Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe for scripting option for a security zone.
You start Internet Explorer 10 from the Start screen.
You browse to a site that contains ActiveX components from the specified security zone.
In this scenario, ActiveX components unexpectedly load and can be used in Internet Explorer 10.
Note ActiveX components should only load in Internet Explorer 10 when you start Internet Explorer 10 from the desktop.
Security update information
To resolve this issue, install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To do this, go to the following Microsoft website:
This update was first included in the following security update:
2792100 MS13-009: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer: February 12, 2013
For more technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, go to the following Microsoft websites:
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.