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Webrec 2.0.bat: A Complete Guide to Remote Viewing Your DVR System


Webrec 2.0.bat: What Is It and How to Install It




If you have a DVR system that allows you to view your CCTV cameras from the internet, you may have encountered a file called webrec 2.0.bat. This file is an ActiveX program that enables you to access your DVR system from the internet using Internet Explorer. However, installing and using this file may not be as easy as it sounds. In this article, we will explain what webrec 2.0.bat is, how it works, how to install it, and how to troubleshoot it.




Webrec 2.0.bat



Introduction




Webrec 2.0.bat is a file that contains the webrec.ocx control, which is required for viewing your DVR system from the internet using Internet Explorer. Webrec.ocx is a component of webrec.cab, which is a compressed file that contains the program and other files needed for web viewing. Webrec.cab is embedded in the firmware of your DVR system and is downloaded to your computer when you visit your DVR's web page for the first time.


You need webrec 2.0.bat if you want to view your DVR system from the internet using Internet Explorer. Without webrec 2.0.bat, you will not be able to see the live video or playback recordings from your CCTV cameras. Webrec 2.0.bat also enables you to adjust some settings of your DVR system, such as recording schedule, motion detection, alarm notification, etc.


Webrec 2.0.bat has many benefits, such as:


  • It allows you to monitor your CCTV cameras from anywhere in the world.



  • It saves you time and money by eliminating the need for a dedicated monitor or software.



  • It gives you more control and flexibility over your DVR system.



However, webrec 2.0.bat also has some challenges, such as:


  • It only works with Internet Explorer and not with other browsers.



  • It may not install automatically due to security settings or policies on your computer.



  • It may cause errors or crashes due to compatibility or performance issues.



In this article, we will show you how to overcome these challenges and enjoy remote viewing of your CCTV cameras with webrec 2.0.bat.


What Is Webrec 2.0.bat?




Webrec 2.0.bat is a file that contains the webrec.ocx control, which is required for viewing your DVR system from the internet using Internet Explorer. Webrec.ocx is a component of webrec.cab, which is a compressed file that contains the program and other files needed for web viewing.


Webrec Webrec.ocx is an ActiveX program that runs on your web browser and communicates with your DVR system. ActiveX is a technology that allows web pages to run programs or scripts on your computer. Webrec.ocx is responsible for displaying the live video or playback recordings from your CCTV cameras, as well as providing some functions to control your DVR system.


Webrec.cab is a file that contains webrec.ocx and other files needed for web viewing, such as webrec.inf, webrec.dll, webrec.ini, etc. Webrec.cab is embedded in the firmware of your DVR system and is downloaded to your computer when you visit your DVR's web page for the first time. Webrec.cab is usually located in the C:\Windows\Downloaded Program Files folder on your computer.


Webrec 2.0.bat is a file that extracts and installs webrec.ocx and other files from webrec.cab to your computer. Webrec 2.0.bat also registers webrec.ocx to your web browser, so that it can run properly. Webrec 2.0.bat is usually located in the same folder as webrec.cab on your computer.


Webrec 2.0.bat is used by many DVR systems that support remote viewing from the internet using Internet Explorer. Some of these DVR systems are:


  • Hikvision



  • Dahua



  • CP Plus



  • Zmodo



  • Swann



  • Lorex



  • Annke



  • Reolink



  • Etc.



How to Install Webrec 2.0.bat?




To install webrec 2.0.bat, you need to download the webrec.cab file from your DVR system, extract and install the webrec.inf file, and extract and register the webrec.ocx file. Here are the steps to do so:


How to download webrec.cab file?




To download the webrec.cab file from your DVR system, you need to visit your DVR's web page using Internet Explorer. To do this, you need to know your DVR's IP address or domain name, and the port number for web access. You can find this information in your DVR's network settings or user manual.


For example, if your DVR's IP address is 192.168.1.100 and the port number is 80, you can type http://192.168.1.100:80 in the address bar of Internet Explorer and press Enter. If your DVR has a domain name, such as mydvr.ddns.net, you can type http://mydvr.ddns.net:80 instead.


Once you visit your DVR's web page, you will see a prompt asking you to install an ActiveX control called "webrec Class". This is the webrec.cab file that contains the webrec.ocx control and other files needed for web viewing. You need to click "Install" or "Allow" to download the webrec.cab file to your computer.


If you do not see the prompt, you may need to adjust your Internet Explorer security settings or policies to allow ActiveX controls to run or install on your computer. You can do this by following these steps:


  • Open Internet Explorer and click on the Tools menu (or the gear icon).



  • Select Internet Options and click on the Security tab.



  • Select Custom Level and scroll down to the ActiveX controls and plug-ins section.



  • Set Download signed ActiveX controls to Prompt or Enable.



  • Set Run ActiveX controls and plug-ins to Prompt or Enable.



  • Set Script ActiveX controls marked safe for scripting to Prompt or Enable.



  • Click OK and then OK again to save the changes.



  • Refresh your DVR's web page and try again.



How to extract and install webrec.inf file?




To extract and install the webrec.inf file from the webrec.cab file, you need to run the webrec 2.0.bat file on your computer. The webrec.inf file is a configuration file that tells your computer how to install the webrec.ocx control and other files needed for web viewing.


To run the webrec 2.0.bat file, you need to locate it on your computer. The webrec 2.0.bat file is usually located in the C:\Windows\Downloaded Program Files folder on your computer, along with the webrec.cab file. You can also search for the webrec 2.0.bat file on your computer using the Windows search function.


Once you find the webrec 2.0.bat file, you need to right-click on it and select Run as administrator. This will open a command prompt window that will extract and install the webrec.inf file from the webrec.cab file. You may see some messages or warnings on the command prompt window, but you can ignore them and wait for the process to finish.


When the process is done, you will see a message saying "Webrec 2.0 installation completed". You can close the command prompt window and proceed to the next step.


How to extract and register webrec.ocx file?




To extract and register the webrec.ocx file from the webrec.cab file, you need to run the webrec 2.0.bat file again on your computer. The webrec.ocx file is the main program that runs on your web browser and communicates with your DVR system. Registering the webrec.ocx file means adding it to your Windows registry, which is a database that stores information about your computer's hardware and software.


To run the webrec 2.0.bat file again, you need to follow the same steps as before. Locate the webrec 2.0.bat file on your computer, right-click on it and select Run as administrator. This will open another command prompt window that will extract and register the webrec.ocx file from the webrec.cab file.


When the process is done, you will see a message saying "Webrec.ocx registered successfully". You can close the command prompt window and restart your Internet Explorer browser.


How to Troubleshoot Webrec 2.0.bat?




If you have installed webrec 2.0.bat correctly, you should be able to view your DVR system from the internet using Internet Explorer. However, sometimes you may encounter some problems or errors when using webrec 2.0.bat. Here are some common issues and how to fix them:


How to check your web browser compatibility?




Webrec 2.0.bat only works with Internet Explorer and not with other browsers, such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc. Therefore, you need to make sure that you are using Internet Explorer when visiting your DVR's web page.


You also need to make sure that your Internet Explorer version is compatible with webrec 2.0.bat. Webrec 2.0.bat works best with Internet Explorer versions 6 to 11, but may not work well with newer versions, such as Edge or Chromium-based IE.


To check your Internet Explorer version, you can click on the Help menu (or the question mark icon) and select About Internet Explorer. You will see a window that shows your Internet Explorer version number and other information.


If you are using an incompatible version of Internet Explorer, you can try to update or downgrade your browser to a compatible version, or use a different computer that has a compatible version of Internet Explorer. How to update your webrec 2.0.bat version?




Sometimes, you may need to update your webrec 2.0.bat version to fix some bugs or improve some features. To update your webrec 2.0.bat version, you need to download the latest webrec.cab file from your DVR system, and run the webrec 2.0.bat file again to extract and install the new files.


To download the latest webrec.cab file from your DVR system, you need to follow the same steps as before. Visit your DVR's web page using Internet Explorer, and click on "Install" or "Allow" when prompted to install the "webrec Class" ActiveX control. This will download the latest webrec.cab file to your computer.


To run the webrec 2.0.bat file again, you need to follow the same steps as before. Locate the webrec 2.0.bat file on your computer, right-click on it and select Run as administrator. This will open a command prompt window that will extract and install the new files from the webrec.cab file.


When the process is done, you will see a message saying "Webrec 2.0 installation completed". You can close the command prompt window and restart your Internet Explorer browser.


How to fix common errors or crashes?




Even if you have installed and updated your webrec 2.0.bat correctly, you may still encounter some errors or crashes when using it. Some of these errors or crashes are:


  • Webrec.ocx failed to load.



  • Webrec.ocx is not registered.



  • Webrec.ocx is missing or corrupted.



  • Webrec.ocx caused an exception or a memory leak.



  • Webrec.ocx is incompatible with your operating system or browser.



  • Etc.



To fix these errors or crashes, you can try some of these solutions:


  • Reinstall webrec 2.0.bat by following the steps above.



  • Uninstall webrec 2.0.bat by deleting the webrec.cab and webrec 2.0.bat files from your computer, and removing the webrec.ocx entry from your Windows registry using a registry cleaner program.



  • Run a virus scan or a malware scan on your computer to check for any infections that may affect webrec 2.0.bat.



  • Clear your Internet Explorer cache and cookies to remove any corrupted or outdated files that may interfere with webrec 2.0.bat.



  • Disable any firewall or antivirus programs that may block or restrict webrec 2.0.bat from running or communicating with your DVR system.



  • Contact the technical support of your DVR system for further assistance or guidance.



Conclusion




In this article, we have explained what webrec 2.0.bat is, how it works, how to install it, and how to troubleshoot it. Webrec 2.0.bat is a file that contains the webrec.ocx control, which is required for viewing your DVR system from the internet using Internet Explorer. Webrec.ocx is a component of webrec.cab, which is a compressed file that contains the program and other files needed for web viewing.


To install webrec 2.0.bat, you need to download the webrec.cab file from your DVR system, extract and install the webrec.inf file, and extract and register the webrec.ocx file. To troubleshoot webrec 2.0.bat, you need to check your web browser compatibility, update your webrec 2.0.bat version, and fix common errors or crashes.


We hope that this article has helped you understand and use webrec 2.0.bat better. If you have any questions or feedback, please feel free to share them in the comments section below. Thank you for reading!


FAQs




What are some alternative ways to access your DVR system from the internet?




If you do not want to use webrec 2.0.bat or Internet Explorer, you can try some alternative ways to access your DVR system from the internet, such as:


  • Using a different browser that supports HTML5 video streaming, such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc.



  • Using a mobile app that is compatible with your DVR system, such as iVMS-4500 for Hikvision, gDMSS Lite for Dahua, etc.



  • Using a cloud service that connects your DVR system to the internet, such as Hik-Connect for Hikvision, Easy4ip for Dahua, etc.



  • Using a VPN service that creates a secure connection between your computer and your DVR system, such as NordVPN, ExpressVPN, etc.



How to uninstall webrec 2.0.bat from your computer?




If you want to uninstall webrec 2.0.bat from your computer, you need to delete the webrec.cab and webrec 2.0.bat files from your computer, and remove the webrec.ocx entry from your Windows registry. Here are the steps to do so:


  • Open the C:\Windows\Downloaded Program Files folder on your computer and find the webrec.cab and webrec 2.0.bat files.



  • Right-click on each file and select Delete. Confirm the deletion if prompted.



  • Open the Start menu and type regedit in the search box. Press Enter to open the Registry Editor.



  • Navigate to the following key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\E7F5E25B-1B57-4595-9F82-9B24A06E3C94



  • Right-click on the key and select Delete. Confirm the deletion if prompted.



  • Close the Registry Editor and restart your computer.



How to secure your DVR system from unauthorized access?




If you want to secure your DVR system from unauthorized access, you need to change the default username and password of your DVR system, enable encryption and authentication for your web viewing, and use a strong firewall or router to protect your network. Here are some tips to do so:


  • Change the default username and password of your DVR system to something that is unique and hard to guess. Do not use common or easy passwords, such as admin, 123456, password, etc.



  • Enable encryption and authentication for your web viewing by using HTTPS protocol instead of HTTP protocol. HTTPS protocol encrypts the data between your web browser and your DVR system, and verifies the identity of both parties. To use HTTPS protocol, you need to have a valid SSL certificate for your DVR system.



  • Use a strong firewall or router to protect your network from hackers or intruders. A firewall or router can block or filter unwanted traffic or requests from the internet to your DVR system. You can also use a firewall or router to set up port forwarding or DMZ for your DVR system, which allows you to access your DVR system from the internet without exposing it to other devices on your network.



How to improve the performance or quality of your web viewing?




If you want to improve the performance or quality of your web viewing, you need to adjust some settings of your web browser, your DVR system, and your network. Here are some suggestions to do so:


  • Adjust some settings of your web browser, such as disabling unnecessary add-ons or extensions, clearing cache and cookies, updating to the latest version, etc.



  • Adjust some settings of your DVR system, such as reducing the resolution or frame rate of your CCTV cameras, enabling sub-stream mode for web viewing, adjusting the bandwidth or quality settings of your DVR system, etc.



  • Adjust some settings of your network, such as using a wired connection instead of a wireless connection, using a faster or more stable internet service provider, avoiding network congestion or interference, etc.



How to contact the technical support of your DVR system?




If you have any questions or issues that are not covered in this article, you can contact the technical support of your DVR system for further assistance or guidance. You can find the contact information of your DVR system's technical support in your user manual or on their official website. You can also search online for their customer service number, email address, live chat option, etc. dcd2dc6462


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