You cannot resize the frames in a nested frameset when you open a Web page in Internet Explorer 8

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SYMPTOMS

You open a Web page in Internet Explorer 8. On the Web page, there are frames inside a frameset. The frameset is nested inside another frameset. In this scenario, you cannot resize some of the frames that are in the nested frameset.

RESOLUTION

Security update information

To resolve this problem, install the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To install the most current updates, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://update.microsoft.com
For more technical information about the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/current.aspx

Note This update was first included in security update 978207 (MS10-002). For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
978207 MS10-002: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer

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 software update 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.

Prerequisites

To install this hotfix, you must have Internet Explorer 8 installed on one of the following operating systems:
  • Windows XP SP2 or Windows XP SP3
  • Windows Server 2003 SP2
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Server 2008

Restart requirement

You have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

The English version of this 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.

Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP SP2 and for Windows XP SP3, x86-based versions

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mshtml.dll8.0.6001.228785,936,12827-May-200923:17x86

Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Server 2003 SP2, x86-based versions

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mshtml.dll8.0.6001.228785,936,12829-May-200904:43x86

Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista and for Windows Server 2008, x86-based versions

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mshtml.dll8.0.6001.228785,936,12819-May-200922:38x86
Mshtml.tlb8.0.6001.228781,638,91219-May-200920:38Not Applicable

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the frameset element, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms535251(VS.85).aspx

Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 and for Windows Vista

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and of Windows Vista

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File namePackage_for_kb971448_ie8_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~8.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,433
Date (UTC)20-May-2009
Time (UTC)20:18
PlatformNot Applicable
File namePackage_for_kb971448_ie8~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~8.0.1.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,410
Date (UTC)20-May-2009
Time (UTC)20:18
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameX86_e315ef5382c4a05c1bfa1ca2f51f0681_31bf3856ad364e35_8.0.6001.22878_none_b1ab4d74673e953c.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size704
Date (UTC)20-May-2009
Time (UTC)20:18
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-ie-htmlrendering_31bf3856ad364e35_8.0.6001.22878_none_f67224095145e6e4.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size985,552
Date (UTC)20-May-2009
Time (UTC)01:08
PlatformNot Applicable

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Article ID: 971448 - Last Review: October 7, 2011 - Revision: 3.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Internet Explorer 8
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