In Microsoft Internet Explorer, when you browse back to a Web page to which you previously submitted form data, and that Web page contains the cache-control: no-cache
HTTP header, you receive the following error message:
Page could not be displayed
You expect to receive the following error message:
Warning: Page has Expired
"The page you requested was created using information you submitted in a form. This page is no longer available. As a security precaution, Internet Explorer does not automatically resubmit your information for you.
To resubmit your information and view this Web page, click the Refresh button."
If you click to clear the Show friendly HTTP error messages
check box in the advanced options in Internet Explorer, you will receive the second error message as expected. Note
This problem only occurs after you install Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2).
This problem occurs because of a regression that was introduced in Windows XP Service Pack 2.
To resolve this problem, obtain security update MS05-025. For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
To work around this problem and to return to the behavior that existed before you installed Windows XP SP2, click to clear the Show friendly HTTP error messages
check box in the advanced options in Internet Explorer. To do this, follow these steps:
- Start Internet Explorer.
- On the Tools menu, click Internet Options.
- In the Internet Options dialog box, click the Advanced tab.
- Locate and then click to clear the Show friendly HTTP error messages check box, and then click OK.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates