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It may take longer than expected to upload a large file to a Web site. The upload operation may time out if are trying to upload a very large file.
This problem may occur if all the following conditions are true:
You may be able to work around this problem by configuring Internet Explorer to increase the Winsock Send buffer size on the client computer. Configure a 64-KB buffer size to work around this problem.
For more information about how to increase the Winsock Send buffer size, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/329781/ )HTTP file upload operation takes a long time to complete
Security update MS05-025To resolve this problem, you can install the cumulative security update MS05-025. The hotfix for this issue was included in the security update. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/883939/ )MS05-025: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Date Time Version Size File name ------------------------------------------------------- 05-May-2004 11:55 6.0.2800.1425 571,904 Wininet.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.
For more information about the Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-004, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 840139 - Last Review: August 29, 2007 - Revision: 4.3
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