Step 1: Make sure that script errors occur on multiple webpagesIf the only sign of this problem is the error message, and if the websites are working, you can probably ignore the error. Also, if the problem occurs on one or two webpages, the problem may be caused by those pages. If you decide to ignore the errors, you can disable script debugging.
Note If this problem occurs on more than one or two sites, do not disable script debugging.
Step 2: Make sure that the problem is caused by files or settings on your computerTo narrow down the source of the problem, use another user account, another browser, or another computer to view the webpages that triggered the script error.
If the script error does not occur when you view the webpage through another user account, in another browser, or on another computer, the problem may be caused by files or settings on your computer. In this situation, follow the methods in this article to resolve this problem:
Additionally, you may also reference Video: How to troubleshoot script errors in Internet Explorer.
Turn off notification about every script error in Internet Explorer (for Internet Explorer 11, Internet Explorer 10, Internet Explorer 9, Internet Explorer 8 and Internet Explorer 7)
Turn off the Scripting Debugger (for Internet Explorer 6)
A Runtime Error has occurred.
Do you wish to Debug?
The following warning message may also appear in the Internet Explorer Status bar:
- A problem exists in the HTML source code of the webpage.
- Active scripting, ActiveX controls, or Java programs are blocked on your computer or on the network. Internet Explorer or another program, such as antivirus programs or firewalls, can be configured to block Active scripting, ActiveX controls, or Java programs.
- Antivirus software is configured to scan your "Temporary Internet Files" or "Downloaded Program Files" folders.
- The scripting engine on your computer is corrupted or outdated.
- Internet-related folders on your computer are corrupted.
- Your video card drivers are corrupted or outdated.
- The DirectX component on your computer is corrupted or outdated.
To resolve this issue, follow the steps in Fix printer problems in Windows to check your printer and update the printer driver.
Important In some cases, an updated version of the driver may not be available through Windows Update. You may have to visit the manufacturer's website to locate and download the latest printer driver for your printer.
Also, if you experience this issue in Internet Explorer 9, try the methods in You receive a script error and are unable to print from Internet Explorer 9 .
Additionally, if you cannot print or preview a webpage in Internet Explorer, see Unable to print or view the print preview of a webpage in Internet Explorer .
Script error message when you print from Internet ExplorerIf you try to print a webpage in Internet Explorer, you may receive a script error that resembles the following:
Article ID: 308260 - Last Review: May 5, 2017 - Revision: 9