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How to turn off Machine Debug Manager in Office XP


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The Machine Debug Manager, Mdm.exe, is a program that is installed with the Microsoft Script Editor to provide support for program debugging. The Microsoft Script Editor is included with Microsoft Office 2000, and also can be obtained from the Microsoft Windows Update Web site.

The Machine Debug Manager runs as a service and is loaded when your computer starts. If you do not use your computer for debugging purposes, you can safely turn off the Machine Debug Manager.

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How to Turn Off the Machine Debug Manager

If you run Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 or later, you can turn off the Machine Debug Manager by turning off script debugging. To do this, follow these steps:

1. Open Internet Explorer.

2. On the Tools menu, click Internet Options.

3. Click the Advanced tab.

4. Click to select the Disable script debugging check box, and then click OK.

5. Close Internet Explorer.

6. If you run Microsoft Windows 98 or Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me), delete the registry value that starts the Machine Debug Manager. To do this, follow these steps.

WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.

a. Click Start, and then click Run.

b. In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK.

c. In the Registry Editor, locate the following subkey:


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