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When you use the WinInet Application Programming Interface (API) HttpAddRequestHeader or HttpSendRequest call to add a "Connection: Close" header to force a non-persistent HTTP connection, the "Connection: Close" header may be stripped from the request before it is sent to the remote server.
For example, the following sample code may send the request without the "Connection: Close" header:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
For more information about HTTP persistent connections, see the "Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1" RFC at the following Web site:
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