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Electronic Submittals Active-X Plug-in Installation Guide

NRC's Electronic submission system requires that an ActiveX plug-in be installed in your web browser to enable the digital signing function of the forms. Please follow the steps described below to install the plug-in.

Please ensure a valid NRC issued digital certificate has been installed on the computer where the ActiveX plug-in will also be installed.

Note: Depending on your IT security posture it may be necessary to have one of your system administrators assist with the following steps.

Uninstall the older version of signing ActiveX plug-in

  1. Go to Control Panel>Programs>Uninstall a Program and locate the old version of the ActiveX plug-in. The Name is: "IBMForms40Installer":

    Windows screen shot of the Uninstall or change a program panel with the IBMForms40Installer application selected

  2. Click on "IBMForms40Installer" and select uninstall and click on yes to confirm:

    Windows screen shot of the Uninstall or change a program panel with pop-up confirmation window to remove IBMForms40Installer application

  3. The system will automatically remove the plug-in

    Install the signing ActiveX plug-in

    1. On your first attempt to access the EIE system you will be prompted to install the Active X plug-in.
    2. Click on the 'Install Plug-in' button

      Windows screen shot of the EIE Forms ActiveX Plugin Install panel showing an Install Plug-in button and an Exit button

    3. A install plugin prompt will prompt you to continue, click on 'Continue'

      Windows screen shot of the EIE Forms ActiveX Plugin Install panel showing the Install Plug-in prompt after the Install Plug-in button was selected

    4. On top of your browser window, Internet Explorer may display a ActiveX control waring.If so, select "Click here for options"

      Windows screen shot of the EIE Forms ActiveX Plugin Install panel showing the Install Plug-in ActiveX control security warning with a red arrow pointing to the Install button

    5. From the list of options, click on 'Install This Add-on'

      Windows screen shot of the EIE Forms ActiveX Plugin Install panel with a red arrow pointing to the Install button and ActiveX control security warning at top of browser showing list of options; from list of options, click on Install this add-on to continue

    6. Then wait until you see the Success prompt, then click on continue

      Windows screen shot of the EIE Forms ActiveX Plugin Install panel showing Success pop-up window after successful installation; click on continue

    7. You will be directed back to plug-in install window, just click on Exit to close the install window.

      Windows screen shot of the EIE Forms ActiveX Plugin Install panel showing an Install Plug-in button and an Exit button; just click on Exit to close the install window

    8. Close your browser and then log in to the EIE system again. With the plug-in installed you will be taken straight to the application.
  4. Install the new signing ActiveX plug-in

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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Monday, December 16, 2013