Where can I find the GPO Only use the ActiveX Installer Service for installation of ActiveX controls in IE9 and above?


If you are looking for the GPO Only use the ActiveX Installer Service for installation of ActiveX controls in a Windows 7 running IE9 or above  you may not find it.

The reason is that the GPO was renamed to Specify use of ActiveX Installer Service for installation of ActiveX controls  was introduced in IE9 and above.

GPO Location: User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Internet Explorer\

Registry location: Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\AxInstaller

Value: OnlyUseAXISForActiveXInstall

Description:

This policy setting allows you to specify how ActiveX controls are installed.

If you enable this policy setting, ActiveX controls will only install if the ActiveX Installer Service is present and has been configured to allow ActiveX controls to be installed.

If you disable or do not configure this policy setting, ActiveX controls, including per-user controls, will be installed using the standard installation process.

 

The Policy Applies to: Windows 7, Windows 2008, Windows 2008 R2, Windows 8 and 8.1 and Windows 2012.

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