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Symptoms

Windows Internet Explorer 9 displays a download bar for hyperlinks that are targeted to an iframe.

Resolution

To resolve this problem, install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer 9.

Security update information


To install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer 9, go to the following Microsoft website:

http://update.microsoft.comNote This update was first included in security update 2699988. For more information about this security update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2699988 MS12-037: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: June 12, 2012For more technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, go to the following Microsoft website:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/current.aspx

Workaround

To work around this issue, disable the Always ask before opening this type of file option for the affected file type (for example, *.sap or *.ica). To do this, right-click the file in the download manager of Internet Explorer 9, and then click to clear the Always ask before opening this type of file option. This setting creates a registry entry under the following registry subkey:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\AttachmentExecute\{0002DF01-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}The registry entry has the ProgID of the file type that you select. For example, the following values are for *.sap and *.ica files:

"SAPGui.Shortcut.File"=hex(0):
"Citrix.ICAClient.2.7"=hex(0):

More Information

To determine the ProgID for a registered file type, at a command prompt, run the following command:

assoc <extension>For example, run the following command:

assoc .sapYou see the following result:

.sap=SAPGui.Shortcut.File


For more information about the assoc command, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

323526 How to use the assoc command to display and modify file name extension associations in Windows 2000For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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