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This article describes an update that improves the network performance of Windows Internet Explorer 11 in Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.
After you install this update, Windows sends ACK messages without a delay when it uses Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) protocol connections.
Note The TCP protocol is a common protocol that a computer uses in network connections.
How to obtain this update
Windows UpdateThis update is available from Windows Update
Microsoft Download CenterThe following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
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119591Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/119591/ )How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
PrerequisitesTo apply this hotfix, you must be running Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. For more information about how to obtain a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976932/ )Information about Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2
Registry informationTo apply this hotfix, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Restart requirementYou must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 2888049 - Last Review: October 8, 2013 - Revision: 1.0
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