Windows 10 – the latest and greatest iteration of the Windows Operating System – comes with an onboard OneDrive application which users can use to access their OneDrive storage spaces and OneDrive accounts. However, like many other aspects of Windows 10, the OneDrive app is far from perfect. One of the most common errors found on the OneDrive app is the script error which looks something like the image below.
Fortunately, if you are suffering from a script error in the OneDrive app on Windows 10, the following are the two most effective solutions that you can use to fix the issue:
Solution 1: Make sure that Active Scripting is enabled
- Press the Windows Logo key + R to open Run. Type ‘inetcpl.cpl’ into the Run dialog and press the Enter key.
- When the Internet Options dialog appears, navigate to Security. Click on ‘Custom level…'”.
- Locate the Scripting section in the window that appears and make sure that the Active Scripting option in this section is enabled. If Active Scripting is disabled, enable it and click on Yes when asked whether you really want to change settings for this zone.
- Please click on ‘OK’ and restart your PC.
You should no longer receive a script error in the OneDrive app and the app should launch successfully after your computer boots up.
Solution 2: Reset your Internet Explorer settings,
The onboard Windows 10 OneDrive application uses the same internet connection settings as the Internet Explorer app on your computer, which means that any corrupted or incorrectly configured Internet Explorer settings will cause OneDrive to malfunction. If that is the case, resetting your Internet Explorer settings will make the OneDrive script error go away.
It should be noted that by resetting the Internet Explorer settings on your computer, you revert the program to the state it was in when you first installed it. Also, a reset of Internet Explorer’s settings is completely irreversible. To reset Internet Explorer settings, you need to:
- Close all open Internet Explorer windows.
- Open a new Internet Explorer window.
- Click on the Tools icon that has a gear on it, then click on Internet options.
- Navigate to the tab titled Advanced and click on Reset.
- In the Reset Internet Explorer settings dialog box that pops up, click on Reset.
Once your Internet Explorer settings have been restored to their default values, click on Close and then click on OK.
Restart your computer so that the changes that you have made successfully take effect. The OneDrive script problem will be solved as soon as your computer boots up.
If resetting Internet Explorer’s settings to their factory defaults did not work (which is highly unlikely), you need to:
- Close all open Internet Explorer windows and open a new Internet Explorer window.
- Click on the Tools icon, which has a gear on it, and then click on ‘Internet Options’.
- Please navigate to the ‘Advanced’ tab and select ‘Restore advanced settings’.
Follow the onscreen instructions to restore Internet Explorer’s advanced settings, checking the boxes to delete ALL settings along the way. Once you are done restoring Internet Explorer’s advanced settings, your OneDrive script error problem will definitely have been fixed.