How to Fix Stack Overflow at Line 0

A stack is a section of memory where a program stores its variables, calculations, option states and program parameters. When started, a program is allocated some memory to use for the stack; a stack overflow happens when a program exceeds its allocation. The offending program may attempt to write into adjacent memory sections, causing conflicts with other programs. Stack overflows are common with Java, C++, Perl and other runtime environments, which assist in running programs. A stack overflow at line 0 indicates that the offending program tripped up from the start; however, stack overflows can occur on any line number.

Step 1

Click "Start," "Control Panel, then "Internet Options." Click on the "Advanced" tab.

Step 2

Check "Disable Script Debugging (IE)" and "Disable Script Debugging (Other)" under the "Browsing" options.

Step 3

Uncheck "Display a notification about every script error."

Step 4

Check "Enable Automatic Crash recovery."

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Click "OK."

Step 6

Download and install a Java update from the Java website.

Step 7

Download and install a Windows update.

Tip

Updating Windows and Java Runtime ensure that the latest patches, fixes and security features are installed. The latest version of Internet Explorer is included in the critical updates.

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