You cannot disable the "Web Browser" tab on a computer that is running Firewall Client for ISA Server 2004

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SYMPTOMS

On a computer that is running Microsoft Firewall Client for ISA Server 2004, you cannot disable the Web Browser tab. The Web Browser tab is located in the Microsoft Firewall Client for ISA Server 2004 dialog box.

Note When you disable the Web Browser tab, users cannot select the Enable Web browser automatic configuration check box. Automatic Web browser configuration enables Web browsers to obtain configuration settings directly from ISA Server.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2004. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
891024 How to obtain the latest ISA Server 2004 service pack

Hotfix information

A 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=support
Note 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.

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
885957 How to install ISA Server hotfixes and updates

Prerequisites

You must install the Firewall Client that is included with Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2004 Service Pack 1.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The 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.
   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
   --------------------------------------------------------------
   28-Jul-2005  07:00  4.0.3440.276      107,800  Fwcmgmt.exe
   

Hotfix configuration instructions

Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.

After you apply the hotfix, you must add the UiDisableConfigDialog registry entry. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
  2. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Firewall Client 2004\Policies
    Note If you cannot locate the Policies key, follow these steps to add the key:
    1. Right-click the Firewall Client 2004 key, point to New, and then click Key.
    2. Type Policies, and then press ENTER.
  3. Right-click Policies, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
  4. To name the new entry, type UiDisableConfigDialog, and then press ENTER.
  5. Right-click UiDisableConfigDialog, and then click Modify.
  6. Under Base, click Decimal.
  7. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  8. Quit Registry Editor.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2004 Service Pack 2.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the terms that are used to describe software updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
For more information about how to install ISA Server 2004 hotfixes and updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
885957 How to install ISA Server hotfixes and updates

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Article ID: 903940 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 4.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2004 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2004 Service Pack 1, when used with:
    • Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2004 Standard Edition
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