When you attempt to run an add-in program that uses JavaScript in Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP SP2 (Service Pack 2), JavaScript does not run if the Deny all add-ons unless specifically allowed in the Add-on List group policy setting is Enabled.

To workaround this behavior:

01. Open the Group Policy Editor of your choice.

02. Navigate through Computer Configuration / Administrative Templates / Windows Components / Internet Explorer / Security Features and double-click Add-on Management.

03. Check Enable and press Show.

04. Press Add in the Show Contents dialog.

05. Type JavaScript in the Enter the name of the item to be added box.

06. Type \{F414C260-6AC0-11CF-B6D1-00AA00BBBB58\} in the Enter the value of the item to be added box.

07. Press OK.

08. Press Add in the Show Contents dialog.

09. Type VBScript in the Enter the name of the item to be added box.

10. Type \{B54F3741-5B07-11cf-A4B0-00AA004A55E8\} in the Enter the value of the item to be added box.

11. Press OK.

12. Press OK and OK.

13. Exit the Group Policy Editor

NOTE: Internet Explorer supports the following types of add-ins:

<b>Browser Helper objects
ActiveX controls
Toolbar extensions
Browser extensions</b>
NOTE: see tip 9434 ยป How do I manage Internet Explorer add-ons in Windows XP Service Pack 2?