Error message when you use Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista to try to access a Web server that is configured to use OpenSSL: "Page cannot be displayed"

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SYMPTOMS

You use Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista to access a Web server that uses OpenSSL. Then, the server and the client negotiate to use the Diffie-Hellman cipher. However, the session is not established, and you receive the following error message:
Page cannot be displayed

RESOLUTION

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

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

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119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply the 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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Schannel.dll6.0.6000.20577339,96812-Apr-200704:38x64
Schannel.dll6.0.6000.20577269,82412-Apr-200703:12x86
Windows Vista, 32-bit versions
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Schannel.dll6.0.6000.20577269,82412-Apr-200703:12x86
Additionally, to resolve this problem, you can use a different cipher.

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, 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: 933228 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 4.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Business N
  • Windows Vista Business N 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic N
  • Windows Vista Home Basic N 64-bit Edition
Keywords: 
kbvistasp1fix kbexpertiseadvanced kbssl kbfix kbbug kbqfe KB933228

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