Uninformed: Informative Information for the Uninformed

Vol 9» 2008.Jan

The Kill Bit

In some cases it is desirable to restrict a control from ever being instantiated in IE. This can be accomplished through the use of a kill bit. The kill bit can be defined by setting the 0x00000400 bit in the CompatibilityFlags DWORD associated with a given CLSID:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ActiveX Compatibility\