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The error message "Security Server management console won't be able to function properly" appears when installing Worry-Free Business Security (WFBS)

    • Updated:
    • 27 Sep 2013
    • Product/Version:
    • Worry-Free Business Security Standard/Advanced 7.0
    • Platform:
    • Windows 2008 Enterprise
    • Windows 2008 Essential Business Server
    • Windows 2008 Small Business Server
    • Windows 2008 Standard
    • Windows 2011 Small Business Server Essentials
    • Windows 2011 Small Business Server Standard
Summary
When installing WFBS 7.0 on a server with Internet Explorer 9, no installation request for the ActiveX elements comes up. But when you enter the password, you get the following error:
Without ActiveX installed, Security Server management console won't be able to function properly. Please go back to login page, and install ActiveX for the browser.
Details
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To resolve the issue:
  1. Log in as the administrator.
  2. Open the Server Manager and click Configure IE ESC.
  3. Change the settings for the administrator from On (Recommended) to Off and then click OK.
    Your Server Manager should now show the settings for the IE Enhanced Security Configuration administrator as off.
    When you close and open Internet Explorer again, you will get the request to install the ActiveX element.
Premium
Internal
Rating:
Category:
Configure; Install; Upgrade
Solution Id:
1059673
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