How to get ActiveX to work on a mac

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How to get ActiveX to work on a mac
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ActiveX is a programming application designed for use on Windows-based computers. However, if you own a Mac system you can also use ActiveX, although the download required to use the programming on a Mac is different from a Windows download. This is due to the operating system differences between a Mac and a Windows-based computer.

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  1. 1

    Launch the Internet browser on your Mac computer. Click on the download link provided in the Resources section below.

  2. 2

    Click the "Download" tab, and the ActiveX download begins on the computer. The program application is not large, so it shouldn't take very long to complete.

  3. 3

    Double-click the downloaded Mac ActiveX download in the "Downloads" window (or double-click the desktop icon) to launch the installation.

  4. 4

    Follow the installation prompts to complete the ActiveX set-up.

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