Find (on This Page) Command Does Not Work with the ISO 8859 Character Set

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The Find (on This Page) command on the Edit menu in Internet Explorer does not work correctly when you try to search for a word that contains accentuated characters (such as "u" with an umlaut).


This problem occurs under the following conditions:
  • The ISO 8859 character set is used in the HTML page.
  • The document contains uppercase accentuated characters that are outside of the normal A to Z range.


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


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 6 Service Pack 1.


Article ID: 308005 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 3.8
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
    • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
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