Internet Explorer Calculates the Web Page Window Size Incorrectly

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When you create Web pages, the screen-size calculation that is used to determine child window locations (and other items in a parent window) may be incorrect. This may cause child windows (and other items in a parent window) in an HTML page to appear off center, or to appear incorrectly in the parent window of an HTML page.


This problem may occur if Internet Explorer incorrectly calculates the screenLeft and screenTop positions of HTML pages.


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
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date         Time   Version        Size       File name
   15-Apr-2002  17:41  6.0.2716.1500  2,755,584  Mshtml.dll


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: 321268 - Last Review: February 1, 2007 - Revision: 3.10
  • 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
    • 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
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