Downloading Unsigned ActiveX Controls in IE8

25 May

I normally use FireFox or Chrome for most of my webby stuff, but occasionally I have to revert back to IE for certain ActiveX stuff to work. More specifically, to get the audio feed from my Foscam IP cameras.

You will probably get an error though IE can’t verify the publisher of the add-on. There is a simple fix, just head to Tools, Internet Options and then under Security, click on the Custom Level button. In there, look for ActiveX and change it to 2Download unsigned ActiveX controls (not secure)”

It isn’t secure to leave it like this and so I would recommend changing this back right after you have it working, just to be safe.