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A Mysterious "Script" Message in Firefox

I have started getting the following mysterious message in Firefox, with the "continue" or "stop script" options. Without understanding what that message is all about, I blindly tried both options. Either option did not allow me to resume smooth Firefox operation. There could be no virus attack on my computer because I checked that my paid AVG subscription continues to provide me virus protection. How do I get rid of the mysterious repeated "script" message and resume smooth Firefox operation with access to web sites without long delays? (My Thunderbird email operation works fine.) Thank you!

A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding. You can stop the script now, or you can continue to see if the script will complete.

Script: chrome://tavgp/content/libs/include.js:595


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No mystery here.

Scripts on web pages can be buggy so there's no mystery. And it may not be a bug or virus in your machine.

The WEB SITE AUTHOR needs to be told of the error but for now you could research NOSCRIPT (a web browser addon) to stop scripts from running and causing trouble.

Again, this is not a mystery. I've known for over a decade about JAVASCRIPT BOMBS (beware that researching such can crash a machine) and there has been little progress in defending against such things. It's not a virus so there is no expectation an antivirus will help.

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After downloading "NoScript" add-on the problem persists!


I highly appreciate your reply.

However, after downloading the NOSCRIPT add-on and restarting my computer, the very serious problem of extremely long delays in getting any web site to appear on my computer screen persists. (I have no idea as to which web site might have introduced this "script" problem in my computer.)

Many thanks in advance for any further help in the above matter.

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More details required.

To stop me from asking many questions, look up HIJACKTHIS and post the log from that app. I can remove said log after I look but it should help me check for the usual without having to guess too hard.


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