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"Illegal Operation" Popup & Shutdown

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by JxnCeltic, Nov 28, 2001.

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  1. JxnCeltic

    JxnCeltic Thread Starter

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    I am on AOL 4.0. I use a 486DX2 PC w/ Windows 95.

    I frequently receive a popup reading "This computer has performed an illegal operation & will shut down." It gives details like this:

    WAOL caused a general protection fault
    in module JSCRPT16.DLL at 0001:000021f4.
    Registers:
    EAX=8ac75709 CS=6f0f EIP=000021f4 EFLGS=00000212
    EBX=00010000 SS=505f ESP=0000d382 EBP=0000d388
    ECX=a27715fb DS=0000 ESI=815ad40a FS=0000
    EDX=00002bf5 ES=a277 EDI=00006bf6 GS=012f
    Bytes at CS:EIP:
    f3 a5 13 c9 f3 a4 91 e3 18 0b f6 75 07 8c d8 05
    Stack dump:
    6b2a6bd2 d3a86e37 59b7b751 a2776bf6 0000d40a d48482ff
    6b886ad4 6b88a277 6bd2a277 d3c6a277 59b79e8d a2776b2a
    00000000 d4200000 d3e0505f 6ad4505f

    Usually it's JSCRPT but sometimes it's SUPERSUB or other things. Then I am booted offline & AOL shuts down.

    How do I stop this? Someone recommended I use SFC, which Windows 95 doesn't have... Is there any way I can prevent this from happening?
     
  2. Styxx

    Styxx Banned

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    Get the newest version of AOL. It's at 7.0 now, check the system reqiuirements before installing, do the following first:

    Get free Zone Alarm personal firewall anti-hacker countermeasure from http://www.zonelabs.com. (not the demo) Don't let anything out to the Internet you don't know what it is.

    Update your antivirus, temporarily disable your screen saver and scan with your anti-virus set to scan All Files. Update and scan bi-monthly. Create your anti-virus' Rescue disk(s) and update them after each Windows anti-virus update.

    You can scan on-line to double-check your Windows scanner at http://housecall.antivirus.com
     
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