How to Install dvrocx.cab ActiveX Add-on on Windows 7 64-bit
If you have a home security system that you view through Internet Explorer 9, you may need to install an ActiveX add-on called dvrocx.cab. This add-on allows you to view your DVR server and access your cameras. However, installing this add-on on Windows 7 64-bit may not be straightforward, as you may encounter some security settings that block the installation. Here are some steps to help you install dvrocx.cab ActiveX add-on on Windows 7 64-bit.
Open Internet Explorer and go to the website that requires the dvrocx.cab add-on. You may see a yellow bar at the top of the browser window that says \"This website wants to install the following add-on: 'dvrocx.cab' from 'Unknown Publisher'. If you trust the website and the add-on and want to install it, click here...\". Click on the yellow bar and select \"Install This Add-on for All Users on This Computer\".
If you still see a message that says \"Windows has blocked this software because it can't verify the publisher\", you need to change some security settings in Internet Explorer. Go to Tools > Internet Options > Security tab. Select \"Trusted Sites\" and click on the \"Sites\" button. Uncheck the box that says \"Require server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone\". Then, add the website that requires the dvrocx.cab add-on to the list of trusted sites. Click \"Close\" and then \"OK\".
Lower the security level for your trusted sites. Go to Tools > Internet Options > Security tab. Select \"Trusted Sites\" and move the slider at the bottom to \"Low\". Click \"OK\".
Refresh the website that requires the dvrocx.cab add-on. You should see a message that says \"The website wants to run the following add-on: 'dvrocx.cab' from 'Unknown Publisher'. If you trust the website and want to run this add-on, click here...\". Click on the message and select \"Run Add-on\".
You should now be able to view your DVR server and access your cameras through Internet Explorer 9.
Note: You may want to restore your security settings after installing the dvrocx.cab add-on. To do so, go to Tools > Internet Options > Security tab. Select \"Trusted Sites\" and move the slider back to your preferred level. Check the box that says \"Require server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone\". Click \"OK\".
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If you have any problems with installing or using the dvrocx.cab add-on, you can try some troubleshooting steps. Here are some common issues and solutions:
Issue: The dvrocx.cab add-on does not appear in the list of installed add-ons in Internet Explorer.
Solution: You may need to register the dvrocx.cab add-on manually. To do so, follow these steps:
Locate the dvrocx.cab file on your computer. It may be in the folder C:\\Windows\\Downloaded Program Files or C:\\Windows\\SysWOW64\\Downloaded Program Files.
Right-click on the dvrocx.cab file and select \"Extract All\". Choose a destination folder and click \"Extract\".
Open the extracted folder and find the file DvrOcx.ocx. Right-click on it and select \"Copy\".
Paste the file DvrOcx.ocx in the folder C:\\Windows\\SysWOW64.
Open the Start menu and type \"cmd\" in the search box. Right-click on the \"cmd.exe\" program and select \"Run as administrator\".
In the command prompt window, type \"regsvr32 C:\\Windows\\SysWOW64\\DvrOcx.ocx\" and press Enter. You should see a message that says \"DllRegisterServer in C:\\Windows\\SysWOW64\\DvrOcx.ocx succeeded\".
Close the command prompt window and restart Internet Explorer. The dvrocx.cab add-on should now appear in the list of installed add-ons.
Issue: The dvrocx.cab add-on causes Internet Explorer to crash or freeze.
Solution: You may need to update or reinstall the dvrocx.cab add-on. To do so, follow these steps:
Go to the website that provides the dvrocx.cab add-on and download the latest version of the file.
Uninstall the current version of the dvrocx.cab add-on from your computer. Go to Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features. Find the program named \"DvrOcx\" or something similar and click on \"Uninstall\". Follow the instructions to complete the uninstallation.
Install the new version of the dvrocx.cab add-on by following the steps in the first section of this article.
Restart Internet Explorer and check if the issue is resolved.
Issue: The dvrocx.cab add-on does not work with other browsers or devices.
Solution: The dvrocx.cab add-on is designed to work only with Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7 64-bit. It does not support other browsers or devices, such as Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Windows Phone, Android, iOS, etc. If you want to view your DVR server and access your cameras on other browsers or devices, you may need to use a different method or software. You can contact your home security system provider for more information and assistance. ec8f644aee