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Explanation of ActiveX

What is ActiveX?

ActiveX is a technology used by Microsoft Internet Explorer on Microsoft Windows systems. ActiveX allows applications or parts of applications to be utilized by the web browser. A web page can use ActiveX components that may already reside on a Windows system, or a site may provide the component as a downloadable object. This gives extra functionality to traditional web browsing.

ActiveX is required to use the applications delivered online including the Microsoft Office applications, Compuscore, and Rosetta Stone. Therefore, Microsoft Internet Explorer is required to access these applications.
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