.pdf File Is Displayed as a Blank Page on Redirects

Article translations Article translations
Article ID: 247663 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q247663
Expand all | Collapse all


When you attempt to download Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) files in an Internet Explorer frame when a redirect is involved, the data is not loaded into the frame.


This behavior occurs because the client does not close the port after receiving the redirect and before making the new request.


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


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.


Article ID: 247663 - Last Review: September 23, 2005 - Revision: 4.1
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
kbhotfixserver kbqfe kbbug kbfix kbgraphxlinkcritical KB247663
Retired KB Content Disclaimer
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.

Give Feedback


Contact us for more help

Contact us for more help
Connect with Answer Desk for expert help.
Get more support from smallbusiness.support.microsoft.com