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-Mozilla does not support ActiveX controls natively. [http://www.iol.ie/~locka/mozilla/mozilla.htm A plug-in for ActiveX controls] (which also works with Netscape 4.x) is in development with limitations. It will not download or install controls itself, and it will only host controls that are already installed and marked safe for scripting, so it is not as insecure as ActiveX normally is. The current plug-in does not yet allow controls to be scripted.+Mozilla does not support ActiveX controls natively. However, a [[Category:Plugins|plugin]] for ActiveX controls support is [http://www.iol.ie/~locka/mozilla/mozilla.htm available]. It will not download or install controls itself, and it will only host controls that are already installed and marked safe for scripting, so it is not as insecure as ActiveX normally is. The current version of ActiveX plug-in does not yet allow controls to be scripted.
Note that ActiveX can pose a security risk to your computer. Note that ActiveX can pose a security risk to your computer.
-==See Also==+==See also==
* [[Windows Media Player | How to use the ActiveX control to get the Windows Media Player plugin to work]] * [[Windows Media Player | How to use the ActiveX control to get the Windows Media Player plugin to work]]
-==External Links==+[[Category:Plugins]]
-* [http://www.mozilla.org/start/1.5/faq/ Official 1.5 FAQ]+

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For Windows users only.

Mozilla does not support ActiveX controls natively. However, a for ActiveX controls support is available. It will not download or install controls itself, and it will only host controls that are already installed and marked safe for scripting, so it is not as insecure as ActiveX normally is. The current version of ActiveX plug-in does not yet allow controls to be scripted.

Note that ActiveX can pose a security risk to your computer.

See also