Stop Running This Script Error

Stop Running This Script Error – What is it?

This is a Windows Internet Explorer error message that is displayed in the following format with a yes and a no button:

Stop running this script?

A Script on this page is causing your web browser to run slowly.  If it continues to run, your computer might become unresponsive.

This occurs when some scripts take an excessive amount of time to run. To be precise, there are some websites that use Java Script, JQuery and Active X scripts to run.

These scripts are notorious for taking too much time to run. So, if you use the Internet Explorer as your web browser, then by default if the website takes a long time load, the ‘Stop running this script’ error will be triggered.

Other than this, if you are scripting an Active X control on the web-page to transfer a very heavy file or run a huge database query, this may cause delays and lead to the error display.

However, if you use Firefox, then the ‘Stop running this script’ error code will be promoted as ‘Unresponsive Script’ error.


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Error Causes

The ‘Stop running this script error code’ is triggered due to multiple reasons. These include:

  • Webpage programming errors
  • Running a pop-up killer
  • Spyware and viral infection
  • Active X control errors

Further Information and Manual Repair

Here are some of the best methods that you can try to resolve Internet Explorer’s ‘stop running this script error’ on your PC:

1. Change the Internet Explorer Settings

This can be done by opening Internet Explorer and in the top menu, click on Tools and then go to Internet Options. Now click on the Advanced Tab option. Locate where it says ‘Disable Script Debugging’.

Once you find it uncheck the box besides it. Now close the browser and restart your PC. Access the same website on your IE web browser and see if the website opens. If it does, then the error is resolved.

However, if it doesn’t, then you the underlying causes for the stop running this script error message could either be spyware or ActiveX control error.

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Plus you don’t have to get into the technicalities of resolving Active X control issues.

How to Fix the stop running this script error

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This PC repair tool is a one stop solution for all your script error repair needs. It includes the following utilities: a registry cleaner, an antivirus, a system stability detector and ActiveX control error scanner.

Its built in antivirus scans your PC for all kinds of malicious software like spyware, viruses, Trojans, malware and adware. Once detected, it removes them all right away thereby resolving ‘running this script error’ code.

It simultaneously scans for ActiveX control errors too. So, if the IE script error is triggered by ActiveX control issues, it resolves them too.

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