Referenced Memory Error SOLVED

By deuce4
Jun 27, 2005
  1. After months of frustration and trying everything in the book, I finally got rid of the annoying Referenced Memory error when closing Internet Explorer Windows and Desktop Folders.

    I disabled third party extensions in Interent Explorer by going to Tools>Internet Options>Advanced, then uncheck "Enable Third-Party Browser Extensions (reqires restart)".

    That did the trick. You can also disable individual extensions by going to Tools>Internet Options>Programs>Manage Add-ons and disabling each one individually until the conflict is solved.

    I was amazed at the hundreds of suggestions to this problem, some very complex, that required hours of system tweaking, and DID NOT work, then discovering this simple solution made everything all right again.

  2. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    Unfortunately things might seem a little more complex than they really are. And it's the simple things that slip people's minds.

    Thank you for posting your solution for future reference.

    :wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave:
  3. cpc2004

    cpc2004 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,994

    Thanks for sharing your experience. If you attach your DrWatson log here and it will help us to identify under what circumstance your solution works.
    You can find the log in the following folder
    C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Dr Watson\drwtsn32.log
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