Explorer Error Upon Pressing a Key in Address Box

When I press a key in IE's address box, explorer's location  box, or Run box, windows shows a "illegal operation" error message, about EXPLORER.
I believe it has something to do with  the auto-complete engine, since it doesn't occur when writing in a regular text box.
Please answer me, it's pretty annoying.
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What is the exact error message??

Bud's Win95 Win98 Tips and Troubleshooter
DBLCLCK your internet options in control panel, select the advanced tab
unchecked the "use inline autocomplete for windows explorer" apply, ok, see if the problem goes away.......

Also make sure you empty your temporary internet files, clear the cookie cache & ditch the history, all in internet options, general tab,

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lan_nurAuthor Commented:
The error is:

EXPLORER caused an invalid page fault in
module WININET.DLL at 0177:7025134a.
EAX=00000000 CS=0177 EIP=7025134a EFLGS=00010246
EBX=828f3380 SS=017f ESP=0175ed54 EBP=0175ed7c
ECX=ffffffff DS=017f ESI=00000026 FS=1b27
EDX=0000007d ES=017f EDI=8a8f3380 GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:
f2 ae f7 d1 e9 e0 2b fc ff c7 45 fc 08 00 00 00
Stack dump:
0043f1cc 828f3380 00004590 00000000 702082f6 0001b380 0043f1cc 00444698 00004590 00000000 0175edb0 7020829a 00000000 0175edbc 0175fe44 00000000

lan_nurAuthor Commented:
I cancelled   the Inline AutoComplete Engine, and the problem stopped.
What file do I have to restore?
lan_nurAuthor Commented:
Sorry, it's still not working.
Anybody got a solution?
You have a corrupted file within Windows.  To fix this, you can either reinstall your brower, or, update the browser.  I had EXACLTY the same problem on a clients PC, the the above solution fixed it without any problems.

Another option would be to run System File Checker.  To get to this great little hidden software, goto
Start -> Run -> SFC
Then check for altered or corrupted files.

Make sure that you have a back up of your your critical files before you upgrade or reinstall your browser.  Also, before you do this, take note that some of your saved passwords etc. will be lost.

Good luck!


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open systen information tool in start\programs\accessories\system tools, clcick the tools menu, select system file checker, clck start and replace any corrupted files you find with good ones from the win98 cd.

Patricia Siu-Lai HoCommented:
What is the status of this question? This question is now being locked by Ant007 (Kevin).
If the problem is solved by the proposed answer, grade the points to Ant007.
If the problem is still not yet resolved, kindly reject the proposed answer and open the question again.

As I noted that you have also posted a point question of 75 in awarding Ant007 under Window98 topic area, is that question related to this question.

If you would like to award 175 points for Ant007, you can just increase the point in this question and grade to Ant007. You can then delete the question of Q10242425.

If you would like to award 75 points for Ant007 for his effort but would like to keep this question being opened, kindly reject Ant007 proposed answer to unlock the question.
Ant007 just post an answer for Q10242425 for you to grade the 75 points for him.

Hope this could be in assistance.     Pslh
Hi people,

Sorry for locking the question.  I was new and was not informed of the etiqute.  My sincere appologies!

Anyway, the other purpose for this comment, it to find it you have found a resolution.

Was there any thing that I'm supposed to do RE: your post above?  Thanks!

Kind regards,
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