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Anonymous
March 7, 2005 11:37:06 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

When I try to open IE or My Documents I get the following error message:

X "Buffer overrun detected!

Program: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplorer.exe

A buffer overrun has been detected which has corrupted the program's
internal state. The program cannot safely continue execution and must now be
terminated."

What does this mean and how can I fix this problem as it happens 7 out of 10
times when I try opening programs?

Thank you.
Anonymous
March 7, 2005 12:29:10 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

"TheRookie" wrote:

> When I try to open IE or My Documents I get the following error message:
>
> X "Buffer overrun detected!
>
> Program: C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplorer.exe
>
> A buffer overrun has been detected which has corrupted the program's
> internal state. The program cannot safely continue execution and must now be
> terminated."
>
> What does this mean and how can I fix this problem as it happens 7 out of 10
> times when I try opening programs?
>
> Thank you.

I also came up with this error code, and i googled it. it is a virus and
microsoft states that the sp2 has a patch in it. i checked the next listing
in google and someone explains what a buffer overrun is but not how to fix.
what i am trying to find out is there some way to get files off of my main
drive to my secondary drive. as i will have 2 buy a new operating system.
apparently the person i brought this off of used xp.pro on 2 many
computersso mine is inactive? i can't get updates. hope this helps, or if you
know how to move files without explorer let me know
!