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Archived:Nokia S60 Browser control panics on deleting second instance (Known Issue)

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The Nokia S60 Browser control crashes when the second instance of it is deleted on S60 3rd Edition.

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Code ExampleTested with
Devices(s): All S60 3rd Edition devices
Platform(s): S60 3rd Edition
S60 3rd Edition (initial release)
Created: User:Technical writer 1 (16 Apr 2008)
Last edited: hamishwillee (21 Jun 2012)


  1. Create two browser controls in one application.
  2. Load local content to them.
  3. Delete two browser instances.
  4. When deleting the second instance, the browser control will panic with KERN-EXEC 3.

How to reproduce

The example code in can be used to reproduce the problem.

Steps to reproduce:

  1. Sign the "Brwctrl2Inst.SIS" file and install it on any S60 3rd Edition device.
  2. Select Options > Load first page. Sample1.htm.
  3. Select Options > Load Second page. The contents of Sample2.htm is displayed.
  4. Select Exit.

The application panics with KERN-EXEC 3.


No solution exists.

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