HTML parse script may cause Internet Explorer and the script to unexpectedly close

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SYMPTOMS

In Microsoft Internet Explorer, when you try to run a program (script) to parse or insert HTML, the script and Internet Explorer may unexpectedly close (crash).

CAUSE

This behavior may occur if the script contains a certain tag without the same closing tag, or if the script contains the IHTMLTxtRange::pasteHTML function.

RESOLUTION

Update information

For an update that resolves this problem, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 834707.

834707 MS04-038: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer

STATUS

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

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Article ID: 829165 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 3.5
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, when used with:
    • the operating system: Microsoft Windows XP
    • the operating system: Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
    • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
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