Unresponsive script error messages

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I often receive "Unresponsive script error messages" whether I'm running XP, Vista or 7. I am attaching an example. It dosen't seem to matter waht action I take. I'm just wondering what exactly they mean, what is the best response and do I need to worry if I keep receiving them?
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That looks to me like its an Internet explorer error... I'd say you need to reset your IE settings back to defaults, restart IE and try again. Or try the same page in another browser like Google Chrome

Failing that - check the error log and see if more info is in there to give us
Top Expert 2013
it tries to login to login.live.com and that takes too long, or the site is unresponsive
does it happen on other PC's also?
does it happen with other sites too?
Are you using firefox or internet explorer...if firefox then uninstall firefox and then install the latest version of firefox..

Also can try clean boot.

Clean boot process

Start-type - msconfig- click on startup tab- click disable all...then click services tab- put a check on hide all microsoft services ...and then click disable all....click ok and then restart the computer in normal mode.

If able to browse websites in clean boot then enable five startup items and services at a time to find the faulty software.

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Top Expert 2010
From my experience, such scrip error will occurwhen your connection to the Internet is busy or the ms server at live.com is busy so that the script cannot be completed as normal.

Therefore, there is nothing that you can do to fix the error as it is a timeout error.


Hi guys
Thanks for all your comments. Script error message only occurs very ocasionally so I am inclined to agree with jakieman. I will bear in mind other comments next time I receive another script eror message.

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