- Chunked encoding is enabled on the Web server.
- HTTP compression is enabled on the Web server.
- Data is sent from the Web server by using the HTTPS protocol.
- WININET (Wininet.dll) is the component that receives the HTTP data. URLMON (urlmon.dll) is the component that implements the gzip decompressor.
- HTTP compression is also known as gzip encoding.
Service pack informationTo resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Hotfix informationA supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might 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.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
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 tool in Control Panel.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Date Time Version Size File name
14-Jan-2005 17:21 6.0.2800.1489 581,632 Wininet.dll
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
Date Time Version Size File name
10-Jun-2005 01:38 6.0.2900.2695 658,944 Wininet.dll
Installation informationWarning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.
After you install this hotfix, follow these steps:
- Quit Internet Explorer.
- Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
- Locate and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_RESET_SOCKET_FLAGS_KB871205
- On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
- Type Iexplore.exe, and then press ENTER.
- Right-click Iexplore.exe, and then click Modify.
- In the Value data box, type 00000001, and then click OK.
- Quit Registry Editor.
- Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
- Expand the Web server, right-click Web Sites, and then click Properties.
- Click the Service tab, and then view the options that appear under HTTP compression.
Note By default, Microsoft Internet Information Server does not use chunked encoding. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Article ID: 871205 - Last Review: 29 Mar 2017 - Revision: 3