"Open in New Window" Restriction Does Not Work in History Pane When in Kiosk Mode

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SYMPTOMS

When you are using Internet Explorer in Kiosk mode, the "Open in New Window" Internet Explorer restriction may not restrict users from opening new browser windows by using the History pane. This restriction would normally prevent users from opening new instances of Internet Explorer.

CAUSE

This problem can occur if Internet Explorer does not check for the "Open in New Window" restriction when you right-click a URL that is located in the History pane.

RESOLUTION

Internet Explorer 6

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Internet Explorer 6. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
328548 How to Obtain the Latest Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack

Internet Explorer 5.5

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Internet Explorer version 5.5. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276369 How to obtain the latest Internet Explorer 5.5 service pack
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   03/23/2001  02:10p  5.50.4615.2300  1,146,128  Shdocvw.dll  Intel
				

STATUS

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 5.5 Service Pack 2 and Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1.

MORE INFORMATION

You can set the "Open in New Window" Internet Explorer restriction by using the Profile Manager tool that is included with the Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK).

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Article ID: 294291 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 5.10
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
    • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
    • the operating system: Microsoft Windows 2000
    • the operating system: Microsoft Windows XP
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
    • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
    • the operating system: Microsoft Windows 2000
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