Deploying the ERM Webviewer v12.x ActiveX Control ERMHelper2AX.ocx file on Windows 7 machines

Document ID : KB000019014
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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In cases where it is necessary to deploy the ERM Webviewer v12/v12.1 ActiveX control to users' machines using a script, the following procedures should be used.


For ERM Webviewer v12.x, the name of the ActiveX file is ERMHelper2AX.ocx

  1. Obtain the file from the WebServer machine, typically located in the \webapps\CAOMWebViewer12\ActiveX folder or /webapps/CAOMWebViewer12/ActiveX folder depending on your platform* is a compressed form of ERMHelper2AX.ocx. Unzip it to ERMHelper2AX.ocx with Winzip or another unzip utility

  2. Create a script that
    1. Copies the ERMHelper2AX.ocx file into the C:\Windows\Downloaded Program Files\ folder.
    2. Runs regsvr32 from the C:\Windows\Downloaded Program Files directory to register the file.
      regsvr32 ERMHelper2AX.ocx

      NOTE: regsvr32 must be run as administrator

*A .cab file is an archive file format for Microsoft Windows that supports lossless data compression and embedded digital certificates used for maintaining archive integrity.