Table Of ContentsSecurity features of Windows® XP Service Pack 2 block Dell™Modem Helper execution.Enable ActiveX One-Time Operation to run Modem Helper.Security features of Windows® XP Service Pack 2 block Dell™ ModemHelper execution.
Windows® XP Service Pack 2 has enhanced security features that preventsActiveX content from running in the Local Computer zone. This feature, if enabled, will prevent the Modem Helper application from running.
If the system is locked up or the start menu button is not availablebecause of Modem Helper, restart the system before proceeding.A detailed description of the
Internet Explorer Information Bar can be found in theMicrosoft® Knowledge Base Article ID# 843017, found at
The steps provided will need to be performed each time you runModem Helper on a system with Windows® XP Service Pack 2installed and will not jeopardize the system security.Return to TOC
Enable ActiveX One-Time Operation to run Modem Helper.
To run Modem Helper on a system running Windows® XP Service Pack 2,perform the following:1. Start the Modem Helper utility from the Program list or the Desktopshortcut.2. On the Information Bar pop-up window, click to check the
Figure 1 - "Do not show this message again" checkbox
3. Click the
Internet Explorer Information Bar
as seen in