Error message when you try to open the User Accounts item in Control Panel on a Windows XP-based computer: "Microsoft HTML Application host has encountered a problem and needs to close"

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SYMPTOMS

When you try to open the User Accounts item in Control Panel on a Microsoft Windows XP-based computer, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
Microsoft HTML Application host has encountered a problem and needs to close.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, click Start, click Run, type regsvr32 mshtml.dll, and then click OK two times.

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Article ID: 919751 - Last Review: June 5, 2006 - Revision: 1.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
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