Quote Originally Posted by mville View Post
Could it be a permissions issue i.e. user does not have FULL administrator privileges?
i am local administrator on both systems.

Quote Originally Posted by Jailhouse View Post
ActiveX has in the past been used as an exploit by malware writers. I wonder if it's being blocked for security reasons. I would check Windows and/or antivirus settings.
Antivirus is disabled.

If ActiveX is blocked for security reasons. Were would I check Windows settings for that.

I would not think windows is capable of blocking individual ActiveX object.
It does not block other objects from being created, the objects bellow are working just fine.