How do I stop "out of memory at line:1"?

When I open my mail page in IE8 I get a box -Message from webpage:Out of Memory at line:1 .  I can't get rid of it and the page freezes up.

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Last updated May 28, 2020 Views 33,136 Applies to:

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Hi Tom Hopper,

1. Have you made any changes to the computer prior to the issue occurred?
2. Does the issue occur with any particular website or all the websites?

Method 1
You may open internet explorer in “No Add-ons” mode and also try the remaining steps from the following link:

How to optimize Internet Explorer
Note: The Reset Internet Explorer Settings feature might reset security settings or privacy settings that you added to the list of Trusted Sites. The Reset Internet Explorer Settings feature might also reset parental control settings. We recommend that you note these sites before you use the Reset Internet Explorer Settings feature.

Method 2
Try the steps from the following link:

Fix Runtime Errors in Internet Explorer

Method 3
Try the steps from the following link:

You may receive an "Out of Memory" error message because of the desktop heap limitation in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article:  Back up the registry in Windows 7

Additional Information:

How to troubleshoot script errors in Internet Explorer on Windows-based computers

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