Performance Degrades When Maintaining Script Cookie Array

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SYMPTOMS

When you use the innerHTML script function to update Web content every few seconds, memory use may gradually increase, processor use may eventually peak at 100 percent, and processor use may stay at 100 percent for extended periods of time.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because Internet Explorer maintains a script cookie array in memory that is designed to be used for script debugging. This array is used whether or not a script debugger is installed or enabled.

RESOLUTION

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:
267954 How to Obtain the Latest Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date        Time      Version          Size        File name    Platform
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   4/25/2001   12:13pm   5.50.4616.2500   2,746,128   Mshtml.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 version 5.5 Service Pack 2.

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Article ID: 297027 - Last Review: October 23, 2013 - Revision: 1.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1
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