Solved

Script error

Posted on 1998-12-29
10
177 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
When on the net I get a message from windows 98 that script is not enabled on this page and am asked if I want to continue running script. It says it is eror 63 and that " length is not an object" I never got this with 95, just with 98 beta and now the full version. How do I fix?
0
Comment
Question by:dlyons020598
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • +1
10 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:jjmartin
ID: 1650155
That sounds like a java script error, and has nothing to do with your PC, but with the person who wrote the web page.
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:istal112898
ID: 1650156
Go to Control Panel, then Internet, then choose the ADVANCE TAB, then Check the box next to "DISABLE SCRIPT DEBUGING"
Enable all JAVA as well.

Then, you might need to reboot. try again and let me know.

If this do not work.Reject the answer.

0
 

Author Comment

by:dlyons020598
ID: 1650157
I don't have an internet icon on my control panel. What now?
0
Don't Cry: How Liquid Web is Ensuring Security

WannaCry is just the start. Read how Liquid Web is protecting itself and its customers against new threats.

 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:istal112898
ID: 1650158
open INTERNET BROWSER, then go to TOOLS, and go to OPTIONS,
or find the OPTIONS in the IE4. and do what it is on my answer.
0
 

Author Comment

by:dlyons020598
ID: 1650159
when i open tools all i get are 3 boxes , find, map network drive, disconnect network drive. Could this be a bug in the 4.5
browser. Also I get the message that I can't run active x because I haven't authorized it. Could this have anything to do with the fact that I neglected to delete the beta browser before
installing 98 ?
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:istal112898
ID: 1650160
you seem that you are using NEtscape.
in Netscape, Edit,preferences,advance,then see if the Java script is enable. try reinstalling the software.

What browser are you using? when you meant 4.5 you mean netscape? or IE?
well. reject the answer. or reinstall the software.  I would say that you reinstall the software. and if you want upgrade to IE5 the latest version.
0
 

Author Comment

by:dlyons020598
ID: 1650161
sorry, the problem is with IE. It doesn't happen with netscape or Geoplanet.
0
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:Asta Cu
ID: 1650162
You indicated BETA code, I had that problem, when I updated from BETA code via upgrade.  Had to completely format my disk and start a new installation.

I'm just wondering if this couldn't be like my situation, upgrading from beta code..   The problem with upgrading from beta code is that often elements in the registry are actually locked in and you can't amend or update them as needed.

Just .... in case.
0
 

Author Comment

by:dlyons020598
ID: 1650163
Thanks astaec. Sounds good to me . Thhe guy that puts out 98lite has promised a program that will delete ie from 98 so I will wait for that and give it a try. If you would put it in the form of an answer I will award the points. Dave
0
 
LVL 27

Accepted Solution

by:
Asta Cu earned 50 total points
ID: 1650164
Endless abnormalities existed for me when I upgraded from Windows 98 BETA 3 code to final retail versions, and entailed weeks of long distance calls, troubleshooting processes, workarounds, reinstallations and so on.

BOTTOM LINE, NEVER UPGRADE from BETA CODE -- DO CLEAN INSTALL.
Although a clean installation was required for me to stabilize my environment and start enjoying some of the benefits of Windows 98, it also meant reinstalling all my applications, upgrading drivers, etc.  Bottom line, the sooner the better.
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A small collection of useful tips and tricks for Windows 10 users that I decided to write as a result of recent questions that were asked and answered at Experts Exchange. Two short video tutorials included. Enjoy..
When asking a question in a forum or creating documentation, screenshots are vital tools that can convey a lot more information and save you and your reader a lot of time
In this video, viewers are given an introduction to using the Windows 10 Snipping Tool, how to quickly locate it when it's needed and also how make it always available with a single click of a mouse button, by pinning it to the Desktop Task Bar. Int…
If you’ve ever visited a web page and noticed a cool font that you really liked the look of, but couldn’t figure out which font it was so that you could use it for your own work, then this video is for you! In this Micro Tutorial, you'll learn yo…

717 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question