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Win98SE Error: SAVENOW caused.... MSHTML.dll

Old 08-25-02, 09:46 PM
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Win98SE Error: SAVENOW caused.... MSHTML.dll

Visited a friend earlier and IE crashed once an hour or so with the following error:

SAVENOW caused an invalid page fault in
module MSHTML.DLL at 0167:7ae5c072.
Registers:
EAX=00000000 CS=0167 EIP=7ae5c072 EFLGS=00010246
EBX=021c2ec0 SS=016f ESP=0066ee98 EBP=0066eeb4
ECX=0066ee74 DS=016f ESI=00000000 FS=38f7
EDX=00000068 ES=016f EDI=00000000 GS=0000
Bytes at CS:EIP:
66 39 38 0f 84 af 00 00 00 8b 35 68 17 d3 7a 68
Stack dump:
00ca0b28 65341523 00000000 6534148b 00465c20 021c2eb0 00000000 0066ef4c 00416f9e 021c2ec0 004659a4 00000000 0046de54 00000000 0066ef3c 6e656857

Anyone familiar with this error? Is there an easy fix, or should I just delete and reinstall IE.

The system is running Win98SE. Like an idiot I forgot to check the version of IE running, but I think it's between 5 and 5.5. They haven't updated anything from when the computer was first purchased from Gateway two years ago(it's a PIII 450). Hopefully someone can help. Thanks.
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Old 08-25-02, 10:11 PM
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I have the same exact thing computer and version of IE and I get that a lot have him fix IE and then run a defrag.
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Old 08-25-02, 10:20 PM
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I would download and get the latest version. see if that solves it.
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Old 08-25-02, 11:37 PM
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Yeah, that's what I'll end up doing on their machine, but was just wondering if anyone knew what was causing that problem. It's the inner geek curiosity.... anyway, I'll go by tomorrow with IE 6.0 with the latest patches for them. Thanks.
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Old 08-26-02, 06:04 AM
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For what its worth....

.... for reasons unbeknown to me, I had greater success in fixing a persistent error of this kind by doing a thorough scandisk (and then maybe a defrag) from Safe Mode. Admittedly it may just have been a coincidence!
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