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When you query a database on a Web server from an .asp file, a Portable Document Format (.pdf) file is not opened in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or 5.01 when the parameter list exceeds 46 characters.
This behavior occurs under the following conditions:
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Internet Explorer version 5.01. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/267954/EN-US/ )How to Obtain the Latest Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Internet Explorer version 5.01 Service Pack 2.
Article ID: 252609 - Last Review: October 20, 2013 - Revision: 3.2