You receive an error message after you install the Wurld Media version of Bpboh.dll in Windows XP, Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, or Windows Millennium Edition

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SYMPTOMS

After you install the preview edition of Morpheus version 1.3.3.1, you may receive the following error message:
Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
NOTE: This issue is most likely to occur when you click a link in an e-mail message, or when you paste a URL in to the Address bar of Internet Explorer.

If the error message is still displayed and you want to see the data that the error report contains, click the click here link at the bottom of the message box. You then see error signature information that may be similar to the following:
   App name      App version  Module name  Module version  Offset
   ----------------------------------------------------------------
   iexplore.exe  6.0.2600.0   bpboh.dll    1.0.0.0         00002d1b
   iexplore.exe  6.0.2600.0   bpboh.dll    1.0.0.0         000046c0
				

CAUSE

This issue may occur if you have installed the Wurld Media version of the Bpboh.dll file that is included with the preview edition of Morpheus version 1.3.3.1. When you start Internet Explorer, the Wurld Media version of the Bpboh.dll file starts and attaches itself to Internet Explorer. After this occurs, the Bpboh.dll file tries to redirect you to Web sites other than the ones you select when you are trying to visit Web sites.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this issue, contact the manufacturer of the program you installed that includes the Wurld Media version of the Bpboh.dll file to inquire about the availability of a fix for this issue. If you obtained the Wurld Media version of the Bpboh.dll file when you installed Morpheus, please visit the following Web site:
http://www.wurldmedia.com
Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.

WORKAROUND

Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows

To try to work around this issue, use any of the following methods.

Method 1

Turn off all third-party browser helper objects to prevent the Bpboh.dll file and other similar browser helper objects from attaching to Internet Explorer. Note that you can turn this feature on again in the future. For additional information about how to turn off third-party browser helper objects, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
298931 How to Disable Third-Party Tool Bands and Browser Helper Objects

Method 2

Use the following steps to unregister the Bpboh.dll file and rename it.

NOTE: These steps assume that Bpboh.dll is located in your Windows folder at C:\Windows. Use Search to verify the location of Bpboh.dll and substitute the correct path instead of C:\Windows in these steps if the location differs.
  1. Close all Internet Explorer windows and other programs.
  2. Click Start, and then click Run.
  3. Type regsvr32 /u C:\Windows\bpboh.dll, and then click OK.
  4. You should receive the following message:
    DLLUnregisterServer in bpboh.dll succeeded.
    						
    Click OK.
  5. Click Start, and then click Run.
  6. Type cmd (on Microsoft Windows NT, Microsoft Windows 2000, or Microsoft Windows XP) or command (on Microsoft Windows 98 or Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition).
  7. At the command prompt, type ren C:\Windows\bpboh.dll *.old, and then press ENTER.
  8. Type exit to close the command prompt.NOTE: You may want to search for and manually remove any remaining references to the Bpboh.dll file from the registry.

MORE INFORMATION

The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.

For information about how to contact Wurld Media or MusicCity.com, click the appropriate article number in the following list to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
65416 Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, A-K

60781 Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, L-P

60782 Hardware and Software Third-Party Vendor Contact List, Q-Z

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Article ID: 321923 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 4.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
    • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
    • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
    • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
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