We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
2,862 Tutorials

Stack overflow error when sending webmail

‘Stack overflow at line:158'

One reader found that every time they sent an email via a webmail client, they received the error message: ‘Stack overflow at line:158', although the email messages went through. Our Helproom Editor explained the issue, and how to fix it.

QUESTION I get the error message ‘Stack overflow at line:158' each time I send an email through my webmail client. The messages seem to get through, but how can I stop the error message from appearing? Raysophie

HELPROOM ANSWER You aren't alone in experiencing this problem, Raysophie. It appears to be associated with Compatibility Mode in Internet Explorer. Disabling this (or enabling and then disabling it if it isn't currently enabled) may resolve the issue for you.

Yahoo recently posted a message that its engineers have resolved an issue with similar symptoms, so if you're using Yahoo as your webmail client then you may find that the problem has already been fixed.

See all How to articles. Get free tech support in the Helproom Forum.

Visit Windows 7 Advisor for more Windows advice.

IDG UK Sites

Microsoft Band UK release date and price rumours, features and specs: Microsoft smartwatch unveiled

IDG UK Sites

Why Sony's PS4 2.0 update is every gamer's dream (well, mine at least)

IDG UK Sites

This Grolsch ad combines stop-motion & CG for majestic results

IDG UK Sites

Apple rumours and predictions for 2015: What to expect from Apple in 2015