This issue occurs if the following conditions are true:
Project Guide is enabled.
- Security settings for the Local
Machine zone are configured to prevent ActiveX content from running.
The security settings for the Local Machine zone control the browsing
of local content in Windows Internet Explorer. The Project Guide is an
Internet Explorer page that displays in Project.
This section, method, or task contains steps that tell
you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if
you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you
follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry
before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem
occurs. Please Click the link below to know how to back up.http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/
To resolve this issue, use one of the following methods.
- Click Start,
click Run, type regedit,
and then click OK.
- Expand the
following registry subkey:
- In the right pane, right-click 1200, and then click Modify.
the Value data box, type either 1 or 0 to
overwrite the existing value of 3. Then, click OK.
If you type 1 in the Value data box, you will receive the following
prompt when you start Microsoft Project:
Do you want
to allow software such as ActiveX controls and plug-ins to run?Additionally,
you will receive this prompt at other times when you use Microsoft
Project. If you do not want to receive this prompt, type 0 in the Value data
The values 0, 1, and 3 are associated with the following
- 0 = Enabled, or the action is permitted
- 1 =
- 3 = Disabled, or the action is not permitted
If this issue still occurs after you perform
this procedure, your administrator may have set a policy that prevents
ActiveX content from running in the Local Machine zone. We recommend
that you contact your administrator to configure the settings for the
Local Machine zone.
For more information about the Microsoft Internet Explorer security
settings that cause this error message, click the following article
number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to strengthen the security settings for the Local Machine zone in
Turn off the Project Guide. To do this, perform one
of the following actions, depending on your version of Project:
On the View menu, click Turn Off Project Guide.
- Project 2002
On the Tools menu,
click Options, click the Interface tab, and then click to clear the Display Project Guide check box. Then, click OK.