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Problem starting Internet Explorer when using Windows XP

I have a problem starting Internet Explorer when using Windows XP. The Dialog box reflects this message: "WINDOWS SCRIPT HOST Script: c:Documents and settingsAll. MenuProgramsstartupsearch.vbs Line: 3 Char:1 Error: Acivex component can't create object: InternetExplorer. Application' Code 800A01AD Source: Microsoft VBscript runtime error."

I tried system restore, removal and re-installed the latest Internet Explorer but without any success.

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It sounds like the ActiveX components for IE may have become unregistered. Try typing these commands from the command line, in this order:

regsvr32 urlmon.dll
regsvr32 shdocvw.dll
regsvr32 mshtml.dll
regsvr32 browseui.dll
regsvr32 rsabase.dll

Systems with the Microsoft Java VM present, type: regsvr32 msjava.dll

This was first published in April 2004

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