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When you submit a form, any referenced external content on the form response (except images) is resynchronized with the server through conditional GET requests. This occurs regardless of server-specified expiration headers or the client setting the Check for newer versions of stored pages browser option.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Internet Explorer 5.5. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/276369/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Service Pack for Internet Explorer 5.5
This problem was first corrected in Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 2.
This behavior changed with the release of Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 2 (SP2) and later. The problem that is outlined in this article no longer occurs. Internet Explorer now only sends If-Modified-Since get requests if the content in the cache has expired, or if that content never had an expiration time.
Steps to Reproduce Behavior
For more information about developing Web-based solutions for Microsoft Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:
Article ID: 274077 - Last Review: October 21, 2013 - Revision: 3.0
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