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Article ID: 905299 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 5.0

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SYMPTOMS

In Microsoft Windows XP and in Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 does not display some enhanced metafile (EMF) images. Or, Internet Explorer 6 displays these images incorrectly.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because Internet Explorer may incorrectly calculate the size of the image.

RESOLUTION

Windows Server 2003

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
889100  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/889100/ ) How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003

Hotfix information

Prerequisites
No prerequisites are required.
Restart requirement
You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File information
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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.

Windows Server 2003, 32-bit versions
   Date         Time   Version              Size  File name  Service pack
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------
   12-Aug-2005  03:01  5.2.3790.2507      32,256  Arpidfix.exe        SP1
   12-Aug-2005  11:00  6.0.3790.387    2,934,784  Mshtml.dll
   12-Aug-2005  11:26  6.0.3790.2507   3,110,912  Mshtml.dll          SP1
Windows Server 2003, x64-based versions
   Date         Time   Version              Size  File name       
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------
   11-Aug-2005  23:28  5.2.3790.2507      43,008  Arpidfix.exe
   11-Aug-2005  23:28  6.0.3790.2507   5,932,544  Mshtml.dll
   11-Aug-2005  23:28  6.0.3790.2507   3,110,912  Wmshtml.dll
Windows Server 2003, Itanium-based versions
   Date         Time   Version              Size  File name  Service pack
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------
   11-Aug-2005  23:29  5.2.3790.2507      74,752  Arpidfix.exe        SP1
   11-Aug-2005  23:29  6.0.3790.387    8,238,080  Mshtml.dll
   11-Aug-2005  23:28  6.0.3790.2507   9,287,168  Mshtml.dll          SP1
   11-Aug-2005  23:29  6.0.3790.387    2,934,784  Wmshtml.dll
   11-Aug-2005  23:28  6.0.3790.2507   3,110,912  Wmshtml.dll         SP1

Windows XP

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.

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:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)
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.
Prerequisites
To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed on the computer.
Restart requirement
You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File information
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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  Service pack
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------
   11-Aug-2005  10:56  6.0.2800.1518   2,705,408  Mshtml.dll          SP1   
   12-Aug-2005  10:49  6.0.2900.2737   3,016,704  Mshtml.dll          SP2    
   12-Aug-2005  02:26  5.1.2600.2737      30,720  Arpidfix.exe
After you apply this hotfix, follow the steps in the "More Information" section to enable the hotfix by using the IMAGING_EMF_USE_RCLFRAMESIZE_KB905299 registry entry.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.

MORE INFORMATION

This hotfix resolves display issues when you load EMF files in Internet Explorer. However, when Internet Explorer is next updated, this change will be disabled to comply with other methods for calculating the size of an EMF image. After you update Internet Explorer, you must add the following registry entry for this hotfix to work:
IMAGING_EMF_USE_RCLFRAMESIZE_KB905299
To do this, follow these steps.

Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.
  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
  2. Locate and then click one of the following registry subkeys:
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\Feature Control
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\Feature Control
  3. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
  4. Type IMAGING_EMF_USE_RCLFRAMESIZE_KB905299, and then press ENTER to name the new entry.
  5. On the Edit menu, click Modify, type 1 in the Value data box, and then click OK.

    Note To disable the hotfix, type 0 in the Value data box.
  6. Quit Registry Editor.
  7. Restart the computer.
For more information about the terminology that is used in this article, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ ) Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter Edition for Itanium-Based Systems
Keywords: 
kbautohotfix kbwinserv2003sp2fix kbwinserv2003sp1fix kbwinxppresp3fix kbbug kbfix kbqfe kbhotfixserver KB905299
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