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Article ID: 328548 - Last Review: February 1, 2007 - Revision: 3.4

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Internet Explorer updates are distributed in service packs. Service packs help to keep Internet Explorer current, and extend and update the functionality of your computer. Service packs are cumulative; each new service pack contains all of the fixes that are included with previous service packs and any new fixes. You do not have to install a previous version of a service pack before you install the latest version.


Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1

Release Date: September 9, 2002

How to Obtain

To obtain Service Pack 1 (SP1), visit the following Microsoft Web site: (
Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 (SP1) is also included with Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1). For additional information about how to obtain Windows XP SP1, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389  ( ) How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack

Fix List

For additional information about what is fixed in SP1, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
326489  ( ) List of Issues Fixed in Internet Explorer 6 Service Packs

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
    • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
    • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
    • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Advanced Server, Limited Edition
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