If you are using Internet Explorer as your internet browser, active X is already installed. The only thing you may want to do is configure it. to do so, open your Tools menu, click on Internet Options, click the Security tab, and at the security zone window, slide the controller up or down to the level of security you desire. Once you are satisfied with your setting, click OK.If you are using FireFox, active X is not supported. Mozilla and Netscape users can down load the Mozilla Active X Plug-In.