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ActiveX Compatibility Manager

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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 2/4/2016.

This utility allows you to easily disable/enable ActiveX components on Internet Explorer browser.

It disables the desired ActiveX component by setting the "kill bit" of the desired CLSID under the following Registry key: HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ActiveX Compatibility

For more information about this Registry key, read this Microsoft article.

To install ActiveX Compatibility Manager, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install acm

To upgrade ActiveX Compatibility Manager, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade acm

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'acm'
    $url = 'http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/acm.zip'
    $checksum = 'd8e72608dc0af289433b3bff181eb88c8376762a'
    $checksumType = 'sha1'
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $installFile = Join-Path $toolsDir "$($packageName).exe"
    
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                 -Url "$url" `
                                 -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                                 -Checksum "$checksum" `
                                 -ChecksumType "$checksumType"
    
    Set-Content -Path ("$installFile.gui") `
                -Value $null

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Nir Sofer

Copyright

© 2004 NirSoft

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