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In Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0, a modal form is no longer modal when the form is displayed from a user control in Windows Internet Explorer 8.
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that this article describes. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
To resolve this problem, 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=supportNote 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.
To download this hotfix from the MSDN Code Gallery, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note The MSDN Code Gallery displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language listed, it is because the Code Gallery resource page is not available for that language.
Note Alternatively, you can download this hotfix rollup from the following Microsoft Connect Web site:
PrerequisitesNo prerequisites are required.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
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 item in Control Panel.
x86 version and x64 version for Windows Vista SP1,Windows Vista SP2,Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Windows Server 2008:
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Note If you have the same problem in Internet Explorer 7, install the hotfix that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Based article:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/930828/ )FIX: A Visual Basic 6.0 modal form is no longer modal when the form is displayed from a user control in Internet Explorer 7
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Steps to Reproduce the Problem
Article ID: 970157 - Last Review: July 6, 2009 - Revision: 1.1