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Error Message: "Assert Failed: Process: Iexplore.exe"


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This article was previously published under Q166116

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Symptoms

When Internet Explorer opens a Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) page that includes an OBJECT tag, you may receive the following error message:
Assert Failed: Process: Iexplore.exe PID:xx TID:xx
File:<pathname\filename>(xxx)
0 && "Unexpected call to client site."

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Cause

The OBJECT tag in the HTML file is referring to an ill-behaved OLE or ActiveX control.

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Resolution

To resolve this problem, contact the individual who wrote the ActiveX control (the author) and tell that author about the error message that you are receiving. The author of the control will need to redesign it so that the error message does not occur.

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More information

Assert errors usually occur when an object attempts to call an interface method when it is not allowed or expected to.

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Keywords: kberrmsg, KB166116

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Article Info
Article ID : 166116
Revision : 4
Created on : 11/1/2006
Published on : 11/1/2006
Exists online : False
Views : 235