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Elmo Watson (08-01-05, 07:20 PM)
After I installed my spyware killer apps (spyware blaster, spybot and MS's
newest beta), I can't get to Iwon.com -
I get this message:
Right now, your browser's settings are configured to disable cookies and/or
javascript. In order to access your account, you must change your browser's
settings to accept both cookies AND javascript.

I went into the settings and enabled ActiveScript - (javascript - right?)
I also overrode the default cookie settings and chose to accept cookies and
Session cookies...

Still nothing - - same error.

any ideas?
Jerry (08-01-05, 11:37 PM)
Actually it should be the Microsoft VM - not ActiveScript. Or the Sun
version.

"Elmo Watson" <sputnik75043> wrote in message
news:2904
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Frank Saunders, MS-MVP IE/OE (08-02-05, 11:04 AM)
No. He said JavaScript. Microsoft VM is an obsolete Java engine. Java has
nothing to do with JavaScript, despite the names.
Frank Saunders, MS-MVP IE/OE (08-02-05, 11:06 AM)
"Elmo Watson" <sputnik75043> wrote in message
news:Onq8pYslFHA.2904
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> accept cookies and Session cookies...
> Still nothing - - same error.
> any ideas?


Web Site Reports That You Must Enable Cookies


1. You might want to refresh your scripting engine:

Windows Script 5.6 for Windows 2000 and XP


Sometimes there's a corrupt file in the cache and one must go to Tools |
Internet Options and click Delete Files.

2a. Start>Run>Regsvr32 vbscript.dll

2b. Start>Run>Regsvr32 jscript.dll

(WinXP users who have problems with 2a and 2b, see
)

3. Re-register all DLLs listed in

4. See also
Error Message When You Browse the Web: An Error Has Occurred in the Script
on This Page

Scripting Errors When You View Web Pages in Internet Explorer after
Installing Office 2003


5a. IE Tools>Internet Options>Advanced>Browsing>Enable third-party browser
extensions (uncheck & reboot).

5b. Find the hijacker that caused 5a to be checked (or if none were checked,
check for hijackware anyway):

Dealing with Hijackware




How to Troubleshoot Script Errors in Internet Explorer
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niniannunes (11-04-18, 11:27 AM)
On Monday, August 1, 2005 at 10:50:29 PM UTC+5:30, Elmo Watson wrote:
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