How to Download and Install Webrec.cab for Remote Viewing of Security Cameras
If you want to access your security cameras from a remote location, you may need to install an ActiveX program called webrec.cab. This program allows you to view the live video feed from your DVR system using Internet Explorer. However, some users may encounter problems installing webrec.cab due to security settings or publisher verification issues. In this article, we will show you how to download and install webrec.cab manually and how to troubleshoot some common errors.
Webrec.cab is a compressed file that contains the web client software for some DVR systems. It is embedded in the firmware of the DVR and is automatically downloaded and installed when you access the DVR web page for the first time. The web client software enables you to view the live video feed from your cameras, control the PTZ functions, playback recorded videos, and adjust some settings of your DVR system.
How to Download Webrec.cab?
If you have already accessed the DVR web page before, you may already have webrec.cab on your computer. You can search for it in your temporary internet files folder or download folder. It may be named something like webrec .cab or webrec (1).cab. If you cannot find it, you can try to download it again by visiting the DVR web page using Internet Explorer. The download should start automatically when you enter the IP address or domain name of your DVR system. If not, you may need to adjust your Internet Explorer security settings or add the DVR web page to your trusted sites list.
How to Install Webrec.cab?
Once you have downloaded webrec.cab, you can install it manually by following these steps:
Locate the webrec.cab file on your computer and right-click on it.
Select Extract All or use a program like WinRAR to extract the contents of the file.
Open the extracted folder and find a file called webrec.inf.
Right-click on webrec.inf and select Install.
Wait for the installation to complete and restart Internet Explorer.
You should now be able to access the DVR web page and view your cameras without any errors.
How to Troubleshoot Webrec.cab Errors?
If you still encounter problems installing or running webrec.cab, here are some possible solutions:
Make sure you are using Internet Explorer as your browser. Webrec.cab is an ActiveX program that only works with Internet Explorer.
Make sure your Internet Explorer security settings allow downloading and running unsigned ActiveX controls. You can do this by clicking on Tools > Internet Options > Security > Custom Level and changing the status of \"Download unsigned ActiveX controls\" and \"Initialize and script ActiveX controls not marked as safe for scripting\" to Prompt or Enable.
Make sure your DVR web page is added to your trusted sites list. You can do this by clicking on Tools > Internet Options > Security > Trusted Sites > Sites and typing in the web address of your DVR system.
Make sure your antivirus or firewall software is not blocking webrec.cab or preventing it from running. You may need to disable or whitelist webrec.cab in your security software settings.
Make sure your DVR firmware is up to date. Some older firmware versions may have bugs or compatibility issues with webrec.cab. You can check your firmware version by logging into your DVR system and going to System > Information. You can download the latest firmware from your DVR manufacturer's website or contact their technical support for assistance.
We hope this article has helped you download and install webrec.cab for remote viewing of your security cameras. If you have any questions or feedback, please leave a comment below. e0e6b7cb5c