This article was previously published under Q183808
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When your computer is configured to use Web view and you open a folder,you may receive the following error message:
Internet Explorer Script Error
An error has occurred in the script on this page.
Line: line number Char: character number Error: error Code: code number
Do you want to continue running scripts on this page?
This behavior can occur if any of your hypertext template (.htt)files are damaged.
When you finish the steps in each of the following sections, test todetermine if the issue is resolved. If the issue is resolved, do notcontinue to the remaining sections. If the issue is not resolved,continue to the next section.
Extract the Appropriate .htt File
If you receive script errors only when you open one of the followingfolders, extract the appropriate related .htt file from the Ie4shl95.cabfile for Internet Explorer 4.0 for Windows 95:
Web view .htt file
For additional information about extracting files, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
129605 How to Extract Original Compressed Windows Files
Remove Web Customization
If multiple folders are causing the script error, remove Web customizationfrom any folder that generates the error message. To remove customizationfrom a folder, use the following steps:
Open the appropriate folder.
On the View menu, click Customize This Folder, click Remove Customization, click Next, and then click Finish.
Close the folder.
Remove and Reinstall the Windows Desktop Update Component
If the issue is not resolved, remove and reinstall the Windows DesktopUpdate component to refresh the .htt files. In Windows 98, reinstallWindows 98 to refresh the .htt files. For information about how toremove and reinstall the Windows Desktop Update component, please see thefollowing article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
165695 How to Add or Remove Windows Desktop Update