You Cannot Close the Privacy Report Dialog Box by Pressing ALT+C

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SYMPTOMS

After you view the privacy report for a Web site in Internet Explorer 6, you cannot press ALT+C on the keyboard to close the Privacy Report dialog box.

For example, you may experience either of the following behaviors when you do this:
  • If an item in the Web sites with content on the current page list is selected, and you press ALT+C to close the Privacy Report dialog box, the Privacy Policy dialog box is displayed instead.

    -or-
  • If no item in the Web sites with content on the current page list is selected, and you press ALT+C to close the Privacy Report dialog box, the dialog box does not close. It remains displayed on your screen.

WORKAROUND

To work around this issue, press ESC or ALT+F4 to close the Privacy Report dialog box.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

MORE INFORMATION

A Privacy Report icon is displayed on the Internet Explorer status bar when you visit a Web site that does not meet your privacy preferences. Double-click the icon to open the Privacy Report dialog box and view the site's privacy report. The privacy report provides information about a site's privacy policy and can tell you how its privacy practices conflict with the preferences that you set.

You can also view a privacy report for any Web site when you click Privacy Report on the View menu.

For additional information about how to manage cookies in Internet Explorer 6, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
283185 How to Manage Cookies in Internet Explorer 6
For additional information about default privacy settings in Internet Explorer 6, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
293222 The Default Privacy Settings for Internet Explorer 6
290333 Description of the Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P) Project

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Article ID: 308093 - Last Review: August 6, 2007 - Revision: 4.4
APPLIES TO
  • 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 XP Professional x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
    • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
    • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
    • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
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