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FIX: ASP Session Variables Empty When Office 2000 MIME Types Are Streamed with Internet Explorer
Article ID: 264143 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q264143
When you stream MIME-typed data into a Microsoft Office 2000 application from an Active Server Page (ASP) page, Session variables are empty.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a bug in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article.
The problem has been corrected in SR-1 for Office 2000. You can download the service release from the Office update page on the following Microsoft Web site at:
Steps to Reproduce Behavior
For additional information, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/199841/EN-US/ )HOWTO: Display ASP Results Using Excel in IE with MIME Types
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/247318/EN-US/ )BUG: Word 2000 and Excel 2000 Do Not Redirect Correctly when Using Response.Redirect
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/266263/EN-US/ )BUG: Word 2000 and Excel 2000 Display ASP Source When Using MIME Type to Stream Data