Select the product you need help with
- Internet Explorer
- Windows Phone
- More products
Internet Explorer May Lose the First 2,048 Bytes of Data That Are Sent Back from a Web Server That Uses HTTP Compression
Article ID: 312496 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q312496
Internet Explorer may lose the first 2,048 bytes of data that are sent back from a Web server that uses Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) compression. This problem occurs if a program has registered a namespace handler for any of the following protocols:
FileOne example of such a program is the Real Download software (which is available in a full installation of Real Player Basic). This program registers namespace handlers for HTTP and FTP. The data loss may manifest itself in script errors or incorrectly displayed HTML elements.
The behavior is caused by a problem in Urlmon.dll. The problem occurs when Urlmon.dll binds specifically to notify programs that have registered namespace handlers. The problem occurs if any of the following registry keys is present:
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Internet Explorer 6. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
328548The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/328548/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack
Date Time Version Size File name ----------------------------------------------------- 08-Jan-2002 11:56 6.0.2713.800 480,256 Urlmon.dll
To work around this problem, use any of the following methods:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1.
The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.
Article ID: 312496 - Last Review: January 31, 2007 - Revision: 3.11