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IExplorer.exe has generated errors

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I have a newly install w2k workstation.  Everytime I attempt to open anything I get a "IExplorer.exe has generated errors and will be closed by windows.  How do I repair this error?  Remember...I can't even get onto the internet.  
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SCUD1
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stlcards2004 earned 50 total points
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You can try going to start run and typing this command   regsvr32.exe urlmon   it may work
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by:SCUD1
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stlcards2004,
thanks for the help.  I did what you suggested and it said that it was successful but....(I hate that word sometimes) I'm still getting the same error.  I know that I need to get online to upgrade my Internet Explorer version but can't due to this error.  Got any more suggestions?
Thanks,
SCUD
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by:stlcards2004
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Does IE crash in just your profile are every profile on the workstation
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by:SCUD1
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In every profile...everything I click on crashes with the same error message.
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by:bbies
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I had a similar problem recently.  I fixed it by uninstalling all hot fixes and IE6, then reinstalling IE6 SP1 and then the latest Hot Fix.
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by:SCUD1
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Sounds good but....I can't do anything!!!  Everything I attempt to open in safe mode or not crashes with the same error.  I have attempt to re-install w2000 but the same error happens.  Help please!!!
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by:SCUD1
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does any one out there have any suggestions at all?  I would great appreciate it!!!  

thanks,
scud1
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by:SCUD1
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After looking at my question again...I have made a mistake.  I am getting a "explorer.exe" error not a IExplorer.exe.  I'm terribly sorry and hope that I haven't troubled any one of you.  But still could use some help.  
Thanks!!!
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