The application that hosts a WebBrowser control crashes when you use a custom MIME filter on a computer that has Internet Explorer installed

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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario on a computer that has Windows Internet Explorer 6, Windows Internet Explorer 7, or Windows Internet Explorer 8 installed:
  • You run an application that hosts a WebBrowser control.

    Note The WebBrowser control is implemented by using the IWebBrowser2 interface.
  • You use a custom MIME filter.
  • The MIME filter returns the NET_E_USE_DEFAULT_PROTOCOLHANDLER HRESULT in the IInternetProtocolRoot::Start implementation of the application.
In this scenario, the application crashes when the urlmon.dll::OnInetInternalCallback function is called.

RESOLUTION

Security update information

To resolve this problem, install the most recent cumulative security update for Windows Internet Explorer. To do this, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com
For more technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Windows 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

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the IWebBrowser2 interface, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa752127(VS.85).aspx
For more information about the IInternetProtocolRoot interface, visit the following MSDN Web site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa767859(VS.85).aspx
For more information about how to handle MIME types in Internet Explorer, visit the following MSDN Web site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms775148(VS.85).aspx

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Article ID: 975169 - Last Review: October 13, 2009 - Revision: 1.1
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Internet Explorer 8
  • Windows Internet Explorer 7
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0
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