Internet Explorer 9 stops responding when you download Web resources

Symptoms

When you download Web resources such as HTML or image files in Windows Internet Explorer 9, Internet Explorer may encounter a race condition and stop responding in the download thread. 

Resolution

Update information

To resolve this problem, install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To do this, go to Microsoft Update.

For technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, go to the following Microsoft website:Note This update was first included in security update 2977629.

For more information about security update 2977629, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2977629 MS14-052: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: September 9, 2014

Status

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

References

See the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.
Properties

Article ID: 2996939 - Last Review: 9 Sep 2014 - Revision: 1

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