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Article ID: 841237 - Last Review: November 15, 2007 - Revision: 1.7

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SYMPTOMS

If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 (SP1) to download an assembly that uses HTTP compression, you receive an access violation in the Urlmon.dll file, and Internet Explorer stops responding or shuts down.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

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.

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File information

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 tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version        Size     File name
   ------------------------------------------------------
   14-Jun-2004  13:03  6.0.2800.1446  447,488  Urlmon.dll       

WORKAROUND

To work around the problem, do not use HTTP compression for assemblies.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1.

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1
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