An Internet Explorer Script Error occurs when a web browser (Internet Explorer) experiences difficulties running a client-side script from a website.
In most cases, these errors are a result of something that the web developer who implemented the script on the web page did and nothing can be done to resolve them.
Disabling Internet Explorer Script Errors
Internet Explorer Script Errors are nuisances. In order to stop seeing uncontrollable error messages, disable them by doing the following:
- Open Internet Explorer
- Open the Tools menu
- Select the Internet Options menu item
- Open the Advanced tab
- Check the box next to “Disable script debugging”
- Remove the check next to “Display a notification about every script error”
- Click the OK button
Repairable Causes of Internet Explorer Script Errors
In some cases, the error can be changed or repaired on the PC. These cases include:
- Java Applets, Active scripting, ActiveX controls are being blocked. This blocking can be due to the Internet Explorer configuration, an anti-virus program, a PC firewall, or a network firewall.
- Anti-virus software is configured to scan Downloaded Program Files or Temporary Internet Files folders.
- The relevant scripting engine on the computer is corrupt or outdated.
- Internet-related folders on the computer are corrupt.
- The video card drivers are corrupt or outdated.
- DirectX is corrupt or outdated on the computer.
For more information on repairing these Internet Explorer Script Errors, refer to How to Troubleshoot Script Errors in Internet Explorer.