URL Is Truncated If Longer Than 255 Characters for Plug-ins and ActiveX Controls

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Article ID: 244336 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

Web addresses (URLs) that are longer than 255 characters are truncated before being passed to a plug-in or ActiveX control, causing the plug-in or ActiveX control not to gain access to the requested resource.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Internet Explorer version 5.01. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
267954 How to Obtain the Latest Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack

STATUS

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 version 5.01 Service Pack 1.

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Article ID: 244336 - Last Review: January 25, 2007 - Revision: 3.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
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kbhotfixserver kbqfe kbbug kbfix KB244336
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This article was written about products for which Microsoft no longer offers support. Therefore, this article is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.

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