Windows XP is beyond doubt the most user-friendly and stable operating system released by Microsoft, so far. Even though it isn’t as visually vibrant as its successors- Windows Vista and 7, XP continues to be a favourite for many users, thanks to its sheer simplicity and efficiency. Nevertheless, as like any other digital invention, XP too is prone to err and frustrate you. In this post, we give you a comprehensive account on how to resolve the issue of Script errors in Windows XP.
Script errors are said to be triggered when your web browser program encounters any incompatibility issues with the coding of a particular website. As the Microsoft support team says, such errors should be attributed to the coding errors of the concerned website; and hence your OS needn’t be blamed for the fault. However, when you’re running email client programs such as Outlook, script errors can perhaps lead to other serious issues. As such, it’s very important that you detect and eliminate such problems at the earliest. Let’s see how it can be done.
According to the Microsoft support crew, the following steps are in order for resolving the issue of Script Errors on your Windows XP computer:
- Begin by restarting your PC and launching the Internet Explorer application.
- As the browser window launches, click on the “Tools” option on the top menu bar, and choose “Internet Options” from the subsequent drop down menu.
- Click on the “Advanced” tab. You may now click on the option that reads “Disable Script Debugging” if IE6 or an earlier version is installed on your PC. Uncheck the option “Display a Notification About Every Script Error” if you’re using a
- Move to the “Security” tab and click on “Default Level”, followed by “OK”.
- Select “Tools” and then “Internet Options”, followed by the “General” tab. You may now select the option that reads “Settings” adjacent to “Temporary Internet Files”.
- Click on “Delete Files” and repeat this action for “Delete Cookies” and “Clear History” as well.
- Finally, click on “OK” to effect the changes.
The above account would surely prove helpful in overcoming the script errors encountered on your Windows XP PC. In case any issue persists, feel free to get in touch with Windows help.