Disable Script Debugging, mdm.exe, or Machine Debug Manager

Posted March 28, 2005 by AlexTheBeast in Windows

By following the steps provided in this tech-recipe, you can easily turn off mdm.exe.


Microsoft’s Machine Debug Manager is known as mdm.exe . It allows users to debug Internet Explorer scripting errors. If you do not use your computer for the task of debugging, you can turn off mdm.exe by simply disabling script debugging. To accomplish this, use the steps below:

    1. Open IE.
    2. Click Tools.
    3. Select Internet Options.
    4. Click the Advanced tab.
    5. Select the Disable script debugging check box.
    6. Click OK.

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