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When Internet Explorer 6 is installed on a Windows XP-based computer, it takes longer than expected to browse the subfolders in the Favorites folder and to open a network share that is mapped to a toolbar
Article ID: 940277 - View products that this article applies to.
Important This article contains information about how to modify the registry. Make sure that you back up the registry before you modify it. Make sure that you know how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up, restore, and modify the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
When Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 is installed on a Windows XP-based computer, you may experience the following issues:
This issue may occur because of the time that is required to fetch the metadata for the Favorites folder and for the toolbar items. This metadata is used to display tooltips for the Favorites folder and the for the toolbar items.
Hotfix informationTo resolve this problem, you must apply the following hotfixes:
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.
PrerequisitesTo apply these hotfixes, you must have Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed.
Hotfix replacement informationThese hotfixes do not replace any other previously released hotfixes.
Registry informationWarning 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 the operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk. To enable these hotfixes after installation, following these steps:
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 item in Control Panel.
Windows XP with SP2, x86-based versions (940277 hotfix)
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Windows XP with SP2, x86-based versions (926023 hotfix)
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more 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
Article ID: 940277 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 2.0