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Open IE and click on Tools, Internet Options.
Click on Security tab. Click on the Trusted Sites tick icon. Click on the Sites button.
Uncheck the 'Requires server verification' box. Add your DVR's IP address in the format:
http://192.168.1.10 (just an example address)
Click on Add, then Close.
Click on Default Level then drag the slider down to Low. Click OK.
Close all open IE windows.
Open IE again and attempt to open the Live Surveillance window again. It should prompt you to install the ActiveX control.
It should work now.