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Script Error Windows 7

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Hello experts.  A user is getting the following error (see atatchmnet)  coming up on a Windows 7 Pro workstation.  It comes up even if all Internet browsers are closed.  Any idea what this is and how to get rid of it?

Thanks,

cja
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by:John Hurst
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Go to Control Panel, Internet Options, Advanced and uncheck Display Script Errors.

Is Java installed?  Make sure it is updated.
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by:cja-tech-guy
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John
That will stop the error but what is causing it and how do I remove the issue?

Thanks,

cja
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by:John Hurst
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You should try what I suggest and post back. If IE or its base is not causing the issue, there may be some issue with the operating system.
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by:cja-tech-guy
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Also, the error comes up even if IE is not open.

Thanks,
cja
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by:John Hurst
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Do you have Java installed and is it updated?

Then try System File Checker

Open cmd.exe with Run as Administrator and run SFC /SCANNOW.
Allow to complete, restart or, preferably, shut down the computer and then start up again.
Test to see if the problem has been corrected.
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by:weifai
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It sometimes happens when you have some adware program running in the background; the ads they are trying to display might change to errorneous content, so the error appears.
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The script error was being caused by the Weather Channel Desktop program.  Removing that resolved the issue.
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I found the answer myself through a Google search.
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