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i need to open a static html file from ip 192.168.##.##. my problem is, i cant access the file using file://192.168.##.##/folder/names/ACT2-1.html i need to open it using file:// not http:// to run the ActiveX in IE.

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closed as off topic by Michael Hampton, Ladadadada, Zoredache, voretaq7 Nov 11 '12 at 3:08

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From the FAQ: Server Fault is for Information Technology Professionals needing expert answers related to managing computer systems in a professional capacity. You seem to be asking an end-user question regarding very basic Windows or Internet Explorer functionality. Perhaps you should consider clarifying your question. –  Michael Hampton Aug 3 '12 at 3:33
    
ActiveX Seriously? What is this 1996? –  Zoredache Aug 3 '12 at 7:23

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The file: protocol can only be used to access files on your local machine.

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so how can i access the html file and run the activeX? –  Wilbert Santos Aug 3 '12 at 3:26
    
Go to "My Computer", find the file, and double click on it? –  Michael Hampton Aug 3 '12 at 3:28
    
i need to open it on IE browser and run the activex. –  Wilbert Santos Aug 3 '12 at 3:29

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