To be able to use this tool you must have; Microsoft Windows (98, ME, 2000, NT, XP) AND
Click here if you are NOT running Internet Explorer
Check the functionality
What happens when you choose the bulk upload tool? If you have used the bulk upload tool befiore, the control is loaded instantly and automatically. But if this is your first time, Internet Explorer will prompt you to install it. The following dialog will appear:
If you click "Yes", the Image Uploader is downloaded to your computer - this should take less than 30 seconds in most cases. You will not need to download it again unless you remove it from your browser cache or a newer version is available.
Open Internet Options (menu Tools -> Internet Options...).
Select Security tab.
Click button Custom Level....
Check option Download signed ActiveX controls. It must be set to Prompt (or Enable if you do not want to see prompt dialog before installing the control).
Installing Image Uploader Manually
Sometimes it maybe necessary to install Image Uploader manually. In particular you need to do it if you want to get it working under Mozilla or Netscape. To accomplish this, follow these steps:
Download the ImageUploader_4.7.16.msi file.
Run ImageUploader_4.7.16.msi and restart your computer to make it work.
Note 1: In spite of the fact that in this case Image Uploader is not downloaded from Web, it may still be suppressed by browser security settings. please check your security options as above.
Note 2: When you change your security settings, modify only those options which are necessary to be changed. Do not enable Download unsigned ActiveX controls or Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe options to avoid security compromise.
Installing Image Uploader for the following browsers
Netscape Navigator 3.x
Netscape Communicator 4.x
Netscape 6.x, 7.x
QT Toolkit for Windows (via the QNPlugin NPAPI wrapper classes)
CodeWeavers CrossOver Plug-in
Image Uploader is an ActiveX control, which means that it can be used mostly in Windows versions of Internet Explorer. However Image Uploader can be used also in Mozilla and Netscape browsers (with some limitations though). To use the the Image Uploader (or anyother ActiveX control), you can use Mozilla ActiveX Plugin. This plugin allow Mozilla-based browsers to host ActiveX controls.
Image Uploader cannot be installed automatically. Unlike Internet Explorer, Mozilla will not automatically download CAB file, extract it and register. You must do this manually as above.
Not all Mozilla versions support ActiveX plugin. It will work only on Windows platforms, so, for example, Linux users still will not be able to use Image Uploader.