Eastern Michigan University

AppXtender for the Web PC/MSIE Installation

The first time you use WebXtender from a PC with Microsoft Windows XP and Microsoft Internet Explorer v.6.01x or higher, you will be prompted to install up to two software programs (ActiveX controls).

Note: You must have Administrator rights to your computer before you can *install* the ActiveX controls. If someone else is the Administrator of the your computer, once they install the ActiveX controls, you will need run the ActiveX controls. The steps to run the ActiveX controls are the same, except you will replace the word install with the word run in the steps below.. Contact the Division of Help Desk for more information.

Follow these directions to install the ActiveX controls:

  1. Log in to AppXtender for the Web. See  Logging in to AppXtender for the Web for more information.
  2. The Applications List page is displayed. Double-click the application you want to work with. See  Searching for Documents for more information.
  3. The New Query page is displayed. Search for the document(s) you want to work with. See  Searching for Documents for more information.
  4. The Results Set page is displayed. Open a document to view. See  Viewing and Printing a Document for more information.
  5. When you open a document, you may be prompted to run an Active X Control. Click the yellow bar and choose Install ActiveX Control from the menu.

    Note: If the Information Bar window is displayed, click the Close button.
    AppXtender for the Web PC/MSIE Installation
  6. The Internet Explorer – Security Warning dialog box is displayed. Click the Install button.
    AppXtender for the Web PC/MSIE Installation
  7. When the installation is complete, the document will be displayed. Click the Query Results button.
    AppXtender for the Web PC/MSIE Installation
  8. The Results Set page is displayed. Check the Select Column checkbox to select all documents on the page.
  9. Click the Print button on the toolbar.
    AppXtender for the Web PC/MSIE Installation
  10. A Windows Internet Explorer window may be displayed. Click the Retry button.
    AppXtender for the Web PC/MSIE Installation
  11. You may be prompted to run an ActiveX control. Click the yellow bar and choose Install ActiveX Control from the menu.

    Note: If the Information Bar window is displayed, click the Close button.
    AppXtender for the Web PC/MSIE Installation
  12. The Internet Explorer – Security Warning dialog box is displayed. Click the Install button.
    AppXtender for the Web PC/MSIE Installation
  13. The Print window is displayed. Click the Cancel button.
    AppXtender for the Web PC/MSIE Installation
    Note: You will need to perform these steps each time AppXtender for the Web is updated or upgraded.