When you view a Web page by using Microsoft Internet
Explorer 6, a GIF image that is located on the Web page appears as expected.
However, if you press F5 to update the display, or if you click
to update the display, the GIF image no longer
appears. Instead, a red "X" appears as an image placeholder.
experience this problem if the following conditions are all true:
- You visit the Web site over a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
- You use a proxy server to connect to the Web
- The Web site uses NTLM authentication to access the Web
A hotfix is available for computers that are running
Internet Explorer 6. To resolve this problem, install the hotfix that is
described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
MS07-057: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer
To obtain the correct binary, you have to install the hotfix version of this security update.
For more information about how to do this, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to install hotfixes that are included in cumulative security updates for Internet Explorer
Hotfix installation informationWarning
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 the operating system. Microsoft cannot
guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own
you install this hotfix, you must set the following registry entry to enable
the functionality that this hotfix provides:
Value name: IEXPLORE.EXE
Value type: REG_DWORD
Value data: 1
To set this registry entry, follow these steps:
- Click Start, click Run,
type regedit, and then click
- In Registry Editor, expand
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE. To do this, click the plus sign (+) that appears next to
- Expand SOFTWARE, expand
Microsoft, expand Internet Explorer, expand
Main, and then click
- On the Edit menu, point to
New, and then click Key.
- In the New Key #1 box that appears under
FEATURE_SOCKET_REAPPLY_SECURITY_INFO_KB936994, and then
FEATURE_SOCKET_REAPPLY_SECURITY_INFO_KB936994, point to
New, and then click DWORD Value.
- In the New Value #1 box that appears in
the details pane, type IEXPLORE.EXE, and then press
- Right-click IEXPLORE.EXE, and then click
- In the Value data box, type
1, and then click OK.
- Exit Registry Editor.
has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed
in the "Applies to" section.
To obtain the lastest security updates for Internet Explorer, visit the
following Microsoft Web site:
For more information about
software update terminology, 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