I’ve just set up TS Web (Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services web interface) on 2 XP machines. Both were running IE7, the latest RDP client and XP Service Pack 3. When I fired up the URL I got the following: “ActiveX not installed or enabled”. The ActiveX plug-in for RDP wouldn’t work.
I did a quick Bing – OK I Googled. Binging still sounds wrong – and found a fix. I needed to delete a couple of registry keys from HKCU:
I refreshed the page and all was well. I was now asked (using the yellow bar) if I wanted to enable the ActiveX plug-in, which I did.