ActiveX Installer (AxInstSV)


Provides User Account Control validation for the installation of ActiveX controls from the Internet and enables management of ActiveX control installation based on Group Policy settings. This service is started on demand and if disabled the installation of ActiveX controls will behave according to default browser settings.

To install this service on Windows Vista Business/Ultimate:

  1. Open Control Panel and in the Programs-section click Turn Windows Features On And.
  2. In the Windows Features dialog, select ActiveX Installer Service
  • Manual
Default State:
  • Windows 8: Manual
  • Windows 7: Manual
  • Vista Business/Ultimate: Not installed
Proces name:
  • none