Consider the following scenario:
- You use Windows Internet Explorer 9 or Internet Explorer 10.
- You disable the FEATURE_MIME_HANDLING feature for the iexplore.exe process by setting the iexplore.exe value to 0x00000000 under the following registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_MIME_HANDLING
- You close all instances of Internet Explorer, and then you open a new instance of Internet Explorer.
- You try to download a file from a website on which a Content-Disposition header is present.
Security update informationTo resolve this issue, install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To do this, go to the following Microsoft website:
- This update was first included in the following security update:2817183 MS13-028: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer: April 9, 2013
- For more technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, go to the following Microsoft websites:
For 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
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.