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XP System Bluescreens when accessing one particular website

My system bluescreens everytime I try to access a particular website (a local TV station).  All other webistes I visit give me no problems.
I'm running IE7 on Windows XP. I've scanned for viruses, cleaned out my temporary internet files and cookies.
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Harry_TrumanCommented:
I'd start with determining where the issue is stemming from (most likely IE).  Download Firefox (http://www.getfirefox.com) or Opera (http://www.opera.com/download) and then navigate to the site from there.  

If it loads properly, then I'd disable any addons that you have in IE (if you have any), and try again.  If it still won't after that, reinstall IE and see.
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flames1100Commented:
I'm wondering if they are using some component of Flash or Java or something that is doing it.  Have you tried checking it on another PC and looking for anything like that?  Maybe updating the software used to view that would help?
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elec1celeCommented:
I would try updating IE and whatever app IE is opening to try and play the video within IE and see if that helps
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wfssupportAuthor Commented:
Updating/reloading IE7 seems to be the common thread here.  I'll try it later and let you know if it resolved the problem. Thanks for the quick response.
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war1Commented:
Greetings wfssupport !

Check if the website is designed for IE6 and does not work for IE7.  Spoof the site by tweaking your user agent as if browser was IE6.
http://enhanceie.com/useragent.aspx

Hope this helps, war1
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war1Commented:
wfssupport, any update?
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wfssupportAuthor Commented:
Over the weekend, I reloaded IE7 and installed the patches as well as Up-to-date XP patches.I still have the problem although I can now access the website for about 5 seconds before it blue-screens.
I know IE7 works on this website as I have it on my laptop and I can access the site just fine.
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war1Commented:
An addon or a program running in the background could be interfering with the website?  Temporarily disable the addons and antivirus program and test.
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wfssupportAuthor Commented:
Thank you.  I will try it tonight.
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wfssupportAuthor Commented:
No luck with turning off items but a new development. I had someone else run it from their laptop which was running IE7 and he got the following error message (it didn't blue screen his machine) but got this error message about the same place where mine blue-screended. (is this coincidental?)
IE: Problems with this web page might prevent it from being displayed properly or functioning properly. In the future you can display this message by double clicking the warning icon displayed in the status bar.  This also showed up in a box underneath the warning.
Line 572
Char: 32
Code 0
Error: Expected ')'
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war1Commented:
Is the setting on the Laptop that works with the website the same for the computer that does not work?

Reset your IE settings in the problem computer and test.  Go to Tools > Internet Options > Advanced.  Click on "Reset" button. Click OK. Close all browsers. Reboot the computer.
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wfssupportAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the tip.  I'll try it tonight.
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wfssupportAuthor Commented:
War1, you deserve the genius ranking!!!
Reset your IE settings in the problem computer and test.  Go to Tools > Internet Options > Advanced.  Click on "Reset" button. Click OK. Close all browsers. Reboot the computer.

My problem is solved and I am now using that trouble website as my home page.  Thank you.
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war1Commented:
wfssupport, glad the problem is fixed. Thanks for the nice words.

Would you close the question by accepting one of the comments above?
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Applications/MS_Office/Outlook/help.jsp#hi68
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