"Internet Explorer Script Error" error message when you click User Accounts in Control Panel many times in quick succession on a Windows XP-based computer

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When you open Control Panel and then click User Accounts many times in quick succession, you may receive the following error message:
Internet Explorer Script Error
An error has occurred in the script in this page.
Line: 4
Char: 1
Error: Access is denied
Code: 0
URL: res://C:\Windows\system32\nusrmgr.cpl/nusrmgr.hta
Do you wish to continue running scripts on this page?
When you click either Yes or No in response to this message, the User Accounts dialog box opens.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


Article ID: 886617 - Last Review: October 18, 2010 - Revision: 2.0
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3
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