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When you turn on HTTP compression for dynamic content in Web sites in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0, you may experience unexpected behavior when you browse Web sites that use an Internet Server API (ISAPI) filter. This problem occurs if the following conditions are true:
This problem occurs if the following conditions are true, in the order that they are presented:
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:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
PrerequisitesNo prerequisites are required.
Restart requirementStop IIS before you apply this hotfix, and then restart IIS after you apply this hotfix.
Note To stop IIS, click Start, click Run, type net stop w3svc in the Open box, and then click OK.
To start IIS after you stop it, click Start, click Run, type net start w3svc in the Open box, and then click OK.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Windows Server 2003
Date Time Version Size File name ----------------------------------------------------- 27-Jul-2004 17:41 6.0.3790.196 342,016 W3core.dll
Windows Server 2003, 64-Bit Edition
Date Time Version Size File name ------------------------------------------------------------ 27-Jul-2004 17:41 6.0.3790.196 950,784 W3core.dll IA-64
To work around this problem, turn off HTTP compression for dynamic content in IIS 6.0 if the Web sites do not require HTTP compression. For more information about how to configure HTTP compression in IIS 6.0, 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.
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates