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Cookies are lost when you use the FILE:// URL method in Window.Open
Article ID: 315713 - View products that this article applies to.
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When a session cookie is required to use an HTML page, the session cookie may be lost if a child window is opened with the Window.Open scripting function and then closed by the user.
This problem occurs because the session count is not correctly maintained for the FILE:// URL usage.
To resolve this problem, apply the security update that is described in Microsoft security bulletin MS09-014 for Internet Explorer. For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 315713 - Last Review: May 12, 2009 - Revision: 6.0