I don't want ActiveX controls!

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Mar 18, 2009

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I tried the new forum, but the first things that bugged me were the ActiveX controls that are used. There should be no such controls in a forum. They are a serious security issue. I set my browser to prompt for ActiveX controls and I don't want to press 'no' each time I get a page displayed. Adobe please fix this!

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I don't want ActiveX controls!

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I tried the new forum, but the first things that bugged me were the ActiveX controls that are used. There should be no such controls in a forum. They are a serious security issue. I set my browser to prompt for ActiveX controls and I don't want to press 'no' each time I get a page displayed. Adobe please fix this!

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good point! or use firefox marcus.

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Mar 19, 2009

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Or if you don't want to see Active-X anywhere, anytime, on any website or application; get a Mac. Apple has deemed Active-X more dangerous than Java or JavaScript; and simply doesn't support it period. Apple have found there is no way for Active-X to be made safe.

So the creators of the new forum better take that into account, if they use any Active-X. They have killed any ability for Mac users to use the forums.

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Where are these active x requirements? Im dubious the forum requires activex. that would leave out all the linux, mac and non activex browsers.

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Mar 19, 2009

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I don't have any trouble using the new forums with a Mac.

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> I don't have any trouble using the new forums with a Mac.

Me neither. But then again, a certain poster seems to have problems in many places that others don't.

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