- If you are using Internet Explorer 4.x, go to the View menu and open 'Internet Options'. Click on the 'Security' tab. Select the 'Custom' radio button, then click the 'Settings...' button. Scroll down to the 'Scripting' section of this dialog. Ensure that the 'Enable' radio button is selected for the item 'Active Scripting'. (Note: you may need to expand the Scripting category by double-clicking its icon.) Click the OK button to accept the values of the settings dialog, then OK again to save the Internet Options settings.