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Update for Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 (KB840530)

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When you save a shortcut to a particular Web site on your desktop, and then you click a link on that Web site, you are unexpectedly logged off the Web site and connected to a logon Web page.
  • Details

    Version:
    Date Published:

    1.0

    7/9/2004

    File name:
    File size:

    IE6.0sp1-KB840530-x86-ENU.exe

    983 KB

    KB Articles: KB840530
    Security bulletins: MS04-004
      When you save a shortcut to a particular Web site on your desktop, and then you click a link on that Web site, you are unexpectedly logged off the Web site and connected to a logon Web page. This issue occurs when you use the desktop shortcut to open the Web site in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1.

      This problem occurs because the session cookie is not sent to the hyperlinked Web page from the original Web site that you accessed through the desktop shortcut. You must log on to the original Web site and then obtain a new session cookie before you can gain access to the linked Web page.

      Other security updates are available:
      To find the latest security releases for you visit Windows Update and click "Scan for updates." And visit the Protect your PC site to learn how to have the latest security updates delivered directly to your computer.

  • System Requirements

    Supported Operating System

    Windows 2000 Service Pack 2, Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows XP Service Pack 1

      This update applies to Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 (SP1) with the following operating systems:
      • Windows XP SP1
      • Windows XP
      • Windows Millennium Edition (Windows Me)
      • Windows 2000 SP2
      • Windows 2000 SP3
      • Windows 2000 SP4
      • Windows 98 SE
      • Windows 98
      • Windows NT® 4.0 SP6A
  • Install Instructions

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      2. Do one of the following:
        • To start the installation immediately, click Open or Run this program from its current location.
        • To copy the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save or Save this program to disk.
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