When you use behaviors to download information from a file
to an HTML document, and Static Compression is turned on in Microsoft Internet
Information Services (IIS), the data that is downloaded to the HTML document
does not always appear. Typically, the document loads as expected on the first
attempt. However, dynamic data may not appear when you try to download it
This problem occurs because Microsoft Internet Explorer
always reads compressed data as being cached, even if the cache-control setting
specifies a different value.
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix. Note
If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note
The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
The English version of this hotfix has the file
attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and
times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you
view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the
difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone
in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name
16-Apr-2004 01:58 6.0.2800.1421 485,888 Urlmon.dll
16-Apr-2004 01:59 6.0.2800.1421 589,824 Wininet.dll
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
After you install this hotfix, follow these steps:
- Quit Internet Explorer.
- Click Start, and then click
- In the Open box, type
regedit, and then click OK.
- Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
- Click Edit, point to New,
and then click DWORD Value.
- Type Iexplore.exe, and then press
- Right-click Iexplore.exe, and then click
- In the Value data box, type
00000001, and then click OK.
- On the File menu, click
Exit to quit Registry Editor.
To work around this behavior for dynamic HTML (DHTML)
functionality, turn off Static Compression on IIS for maximum
Microsoft has confirmed that
this is a problem in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.
information, click the following article number to view the article in the
Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to determine if HTTP compression is in use
For more information about how to develop Web-based
solutions for Microsoft Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft Web