window.close Property Returns Incorrect Value

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Using the window.close property in Internet Explorer 5.01 may return an incorrect value (always False), or cause a scripting exception.


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 2.


Article ID: 252880 - Last Review: January 27, 2007 - Revision: 3.1
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  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
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