I'm Losing My %#!*$ Mind Here!

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Shoeless, Mar 7, 2007.

  1. Shoeless

    Shoeless Gun Totin' Girl

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    I upgraded to the newest version of AOL Instant Messenger. I have a lot of friends who have it and it's how we keep in touch frequently. Anyway, I'm running WinXP and EVERY time I open this new version of AIM, I get this annoying window that says JUST IN TIME DEBUGGING at the top of it. In the dialog box, it says NEW INSTANCE OF MICROSOFT SCRIPT DEBUGGER then it asks me if I want to debug using the selected debugger. I click NO but it refuses to go away.

    Then if I click YES, it starts this script debugging, but gets stuck at the same spot every damned time, and locks up my machine.

    WTF?? Can I turn of this Just In Time Debugger thing???

    Thanks for any insight you can share. I appreciate it.

    Shoeless
     
  2. Washington D.C.

    Washington D.C. Guest

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    Try these programs


    http://www.majorgeeks.com/Aim_Ad_Hack_d4068.html



    http://www.majorgeeks.com/AIM_Spyware_Remover_d5107.html



    http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4348.html



    I'm not using Internet Explorer and I have pop up blocking.The website might flash some other ads to you.Make sure to download only the AIM related programs.


    Trillian is a better chat program that will allow AOL messenger use with it.


    http://www.majorgeeks.com/Trillian_d680.html

    Aim also installs a terrible spyware program called "Viewpoint".

    Can remove it with thia if you don't switch to Trillian.


    http://majorgeeks.com/ViewpointKiller_d4929.html
     

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    David_G17 /\/\/\/\/\/\/\/

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  5. Washington D.C.

    Washington D.C. Guest

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    I don't have problems with Gaim but Trillian seems more popular and more people seem to prefer it.They do the same things and get rid on the AIM ad junk.
     
  6. RaiderRodney

    RaiderRodney Just Win Baby

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    I agree, Trillian does a great job and can accept all the various IM ids (ICQ, AIM, Yahoo, MSN) ;)
     
  7. grokdesigns

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    Gaim Supports:
    ICQ, IRC, Jabber, MSN, Novell GroupWise, AIM, Lotus Sametime, TOC, Yahoo!, and Zephyr.

    Trillian has a better interface, but I'll usually support open source (Gaim) any day. Trillian is more lean on resources, I'll give it that. I use the Groupwise functionality of Gaim though, so I don't have much choice unless I want to pay for Trillian Pro.
     
  8. Shoeless

    Shoeless Gun Totin' Girl

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    I nabbed Trillian and it's cool so far! Thanks for the heads up!!

    Shoes
     
  9. IndyGunFreak

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    You'll be MUCH happier with Trillian than AIM. For the longest time, AIM was playing these extremely annoying audio ads, and thats what spurred me to try Trillian several years ago.

    If I had my choice, I'd use Trillian, but it doesn't have a Linux Client available(and will not run under Wine). GAIM's linux client however, works perfectly. The Default GAIM sound pack is annoying, so I ended up taking the sounds out of a Trillian install, and setting those up in GAIM, so now its fine.

    IGF
     
  10. NetNinja

    NetNinja Always Faithful

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    Script debugger? You running Publisher?
     
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    Any number of Microsoft products could have turned on script debugging. The professional development products would do it, as would Frontpage, if she had it installed. <shrug>
     
  12. Shoeless

    Shoeless Gun Totin' Girl

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    No, I'm not running Publisher and I've only seen it happen when I try to fire up the AIM program. I was hoping there'd be a way to turn it off all together, but I can't seem to figure it out. I also RARELY use IE (I prefer Firefox).

    Shoeless
     
  13. Washington D.C.

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    Now that you have Trillian you can uninstall and ditch AIM altogether.Make sure that that Viewpoint program doesn't stay in your PC.It's part of AIM and may be included with other unneeded AOL software.
     
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    In IE , Tools->Internet Options…->Advanced->Disable Script Debugging.


    Prior to XPSP2 the above will turn script debugging on/off for all applications that host the WebBrowser control (Outlook for example).

    On XPSP2 we’ve split the option into two:
    Tools->Internet Options…->Advanced->Disable Script Debugging (Internet Explorer)
    Tools->Internet Options…->Advanced->Disable Script Debugging (Other)