When you try to open an FTP site by using a Web proxy in Windows Internet Explorer 7, you cannot open the FTP Web site

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SYMPTOMS

When you try to open an FTP site by using a Web proxy in Windows Internet Explorer 7, you cannot open the FTP Web site. This behavior occurs if the Web site URL contains the following entry:
domain\username
You may be unable open the FTP site even after you replace the backslash (\) by using its URL-encoded form (%5c).

RESOLUTION

Windows Vista service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Vista. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
935791 How to obtain the latest Windows Vista service pack

Windows Vista 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.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You must 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 item in Control Panel.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Urlmon.dll7.0.6000.205931,155,07208-May-200702:50x86
Jsproxy.dll7.0.6000.2059327,64808-May-200702:48x86
Wininet.dll7.0.6000.20593823,80808-May-200702:50x86
Wininetplugin.dll1.0.0.164,51208-May-200702:50x86

Registry information

Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows


After you install this hotfix, you have to enable it. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start
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    Start button
    , type regedit in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
  2. Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl
  3. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click Key.
  4. Type FEATURE_ALLOW_REVERSE_SOLIDUS_IN_USERINFO_KB932562, and then press ENTER.
  5. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD value.
  6. Type Iexplore.exe, and then press ENTER.
  7. Click Iexplore.exe.
  8. On the Edit menu, click Modify.
  9. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  10. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD value.
  11. Type Explorer.exe, and then press ENTER.
  12. Click Explorer.exe.
  13. On the Edit menu, click Modify.
  14. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  15. On the File menu, click Exit.
  16. Restart the computer.

Windows Server 2003 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.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You must 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 item in Control Panel.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Urlmon.dll7.0.6000.205931,155,07209-May-200718:31x86SP2SP2QFE
Wininet.dll7.0.6000.20593823,80809-May-200718:31x86SP2SP2QFE

Registry information

Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows


After you install this hotfix, you have to enable it. 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\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl
  3. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click Key.
  4. Type FEATURE_ALLOW_REVERSE_SOLIDUS_IN_USERINFO_KB932562, and then press ENTER.
  5. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD value.
  6. Type Iexplore.exe, and then press ENTER.
  7. Click Iexplore.exe.
  8. On the Edit menu, click Modify.
  9. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  10. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD value.
  11. Type Explorer.exe, and then press ENTER.
  12. Click Explorer.exe.
  13. On the Edit menu, click Modify.
  14. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  15. On the File menu, click Exit.
  16. Restart the computer.

Windows XP 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.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You must 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 item in Control Panel.
Collapse this tableExpand this table
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Urlmon.dll7.0.6000.205931,155,07209-May-200715:16x86SP2SP2QFE
Wininet.dll7.0.6000.20593823,80809-May-200715:16x86SP2SP2QFE

Registry information

Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows


After you install this hotfix, you have to enable it. 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\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl
  3. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click Key.
  4. Type FEATURE_ALLOW_REVERSE_SOLIDUS_IN_USERINFO_KB932562, and then press ENTER.
  5. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD value.
  6. Type Iexplore.exe, and then press ENTER.
  7. Click Iexplore.exe.
  8. On the Edit menu, click Modify.
  9. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  10. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD value.
  11. Type Explorer.exe, and then press ENTER.
  12. Click Explorer.exe.
  13. On the Edit menu, click Modify.
  14. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  15. On the File menu, click Exit.
  16. Restart the computer.

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 Windows Vista Service Pack 1.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft 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

Properties

Article ID: 932562 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista
  • Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP
Keywords: 
kbautohotfix kbvistasp1fix kbwinxppresp3fix kbwinserv2003postsp2fix kbexpertiseinter kbwinvistapostrtmfix kbbug kbfix kbhotfixserver kbqfe KB932562

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