Fixing the name.dll ActiveX Problem the Mossman Way 5

UPDATE: Are you using SharePoint 2010? See my newer post about the name ActiveX message in SharePoint 2010. Have you seen this message on public facing SharePoint sites: The Web site wants to run the following add-on: ‘Name ActiveX Control’ from ‘Microsoft Corporation’. If you trust the Web site and the add-on and want to allow it to run, click here… For an example of one (at least until they fix it), check out: http://www.viacom.com/pages/default.aspx There are quite a few nice examples of internet facing SharePoint 2007 sites on the interwebs these days, however many of them seem to be plagued by this minor annoyance that seems to have slipped through the Microsoft cracks. The problem is compounded by the fact that most developers won’t even notice the issue until their portal is available to internet users. This is due to the fact that the problem is seen only in Internet Explorer 7 and only ...