Crash when instantiating the "Microsoft License Manager Component" required to host Licensed ActiveX Controls



16 years ago
7 years ago


(Reporter: PatrickCarroll, Assigned: adamlock)



Windows XP

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16 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322)
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007

Is there any plans to support the "Microsoft License Manager Component"?
Currently Netscape, Mozilla, and Firebird either natively support hosting
ActiveX controls or through the Mozilla Active Hosting Plugin, and do a
pretty good job of it in the latest releases!  However,
Netscape/Mozilla/Firebird crash when instantiating the Microsoft License
Manager Component, which is required when hosting Licensed ActiveX Controls
through LPK files.

e.g. of the object tag for the Microsoft License Manager Component...

<object CLASSID="clsid:5220cb21-c88d-11cf-b347-00aa00a28331" VIEWASTEXT>
<param name="LPKPath" value="/download/MyLPKfile.lpk">

...results in "Mozilla ActiveX control and plugin support.  The plugin
performed an illegal operation.  You are strongly advised to restart
Navigator." when attempting to create the object above.

Any hopes on supporting the "Microsoft Licese Manager Component?"

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Place Microsoft License Manager Component object before other License 
ActiveX Objects.
2. To truly fix problem, I can send you a CAB file that contains the "licensed-
version" of our ActiveX components so that you can test with an ActiveX 
component that requires a license or modify the webpage to use an ActiveX 
component that requires a license to run.  This is not a problem with our 
component, only with the Microsoft License Manager Component.
3. Open Web Page.

Actual Results:  
Error Message Pops-up...
"Mozilla ActiveX control and plugin support.  The plugin
performed an illegal operation.  You are strongly advised to restart

Expected Results:  
Not shown error, and the "Microsoft License Manager Component" should be able 
to pass license information using the specified LPK file to any ActiveX 
control on the page that requires it.


16 years ago
Severity: normal → critical
Keywords: crash
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Last Resolved: 14 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
Component: Embedding: ActiveX Wrapper → Embedding: ActiveX Wrapper
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