Problem printing from Outlook Express 6

Posted on 2005-04-20
Last Modified: 2008-02-26
Hi all!

A buddy of mine can't print from his Outlook Express 6. He is running Windows ME

A pop up saying:

Internet Explorer Script Error
Line: 639
Char: 1
Error: Invalid argument
Code: 0
Do you want to continue running scripts on this page?

1)I have re-installed his printer drivers.
2)Updated OE to 6.1
3)Downloaded SHDOCLC.DLL from the internet and replaced the original one ( however it was in a Scandinavian language I think) I registered this, but it didn't help.  I then undid the changes.
4)Changed the Encoding to various selection of the menu, following suggestions from the internet

None of these things have helped.
Question by:netminder29
    LVL 33

    Expert Comment

    is Surfairy  installed in the machine;en-us;811165&Product=ie600

    is he able to print if the messages are in plain text format ?

    try updating IE and see if that helps

    Author Comment

    I'll try this today and let you know if it works.  I've never heard of Surfairy!

    Thank you,

    LVL 19

    Accepted Solution

    Most certainly, this is not a printer driver problem. Try saving the mail as HTML and then disable JavaScript from IE > Tools > Internet Options and then open the HTML file. Now can you print it?

    Must be a JavaScript issue.

    Author Comment

    Hi all! Problem solved....and I'm not sure what exactly did it!

    I fooled around with the settings, replaced SHDOCLC.DLL with one extracted from the disk, the same with iepeers.dll and a bunch of other things and somewhere along the line it started working!

    Like I always say, "If you can't be brilliant, at least be persistent."

    Thanks to all who helped!
    LVL 19

    Expert Comment

    Hey buddy, you pulled a tough one. Kudos!

    On a lighter note, I was almost certain you are the site admin Netminder ;)

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