Windows Vista -
Error Locating Object Handler
Published on 11/23/2006
When you try to download a program (.exe) or zip (.zip) file, Internet Explorer may display a blank Web page that contains an ActiveX icon in the upper-right corner.

Error Locating Object Handler

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To resolve this issue, delete the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Plugins\Extension