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Non-security-related fixes that are included in this security update
General distribution release (GDR) fixesIndividual updates may not be installed, depending on the version of Windows and the version of the affected application. Please view the individual articles to determine your update status.
|Article number||Article title|
|936882||FIX: An access violation may occur and you may receive an error message when you open a Web page that uses SSL in Internet Explorer 6|
|968933||After you append some characters in an HTML page text area in Internet Explorer 7, the original characters in the text area are replaced with the new characters|
|969055||When you scroll horizontally in an ActiveX control in Internet Explorer 6, the ActiveX control appears beyond its host frame|
|970487||The temporary Internet file cache grows unbounded when a Silverlight application continues to run in Internet Explorer|
|970656||Internet Explorer 6 crashes when you try to select an option from a drop-down list that is in a frame on a Web page|
|971833||You cannot use the drag-and-drop operation to copy a hyperlink that has a length of more than 256 characters in Internet Explorer 7 or in Internet Explorer 8|
HotfixesSecurity update 969897 packages for Windows XP and for Windows Server 2003 include Internet Explorer hotfix files and general distribution release (GDR) files. If no existing Internet Explorer files are from the hotfix environment, security update 969897 installs the GDR files.
Hotfixes are intended to correct only the problems that are described in the Microsoft Knowledge Base articles that are associated with the hotfixes. Apply hotfixes only to systems that are experiencing these specific problems.
These hotfixes may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains these hotfixes. For more information about how to install the hotfixes that are included in security update 969897, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
NoteIn addition to installing hotfix files, review the Microsoft Knowledge Base article that is associated with the specific hotfix that you have to install to determine the registry modification that is required to enable that specific hotfix.
For more information about how to determine whether your existing Internet Explorer files are from the hotfix or from the GDR environment, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Security Update for Internet Explorer 8 in Windows 7 Client BetaDownload the package now.
Security Update for Internet Explorer 8 in Windows 7 Client Beta for x64-based SystemsDownload the package now.
Security Update for Internet Explorer 8 in Windows 7 Server Beta 64-bit Itanium EditionDownload the package now.
Security Update for Internet Explorer 8 in Windows 7 Server Beta for x64-based SystemsDownload the package now.
Release Date: June 9, 2009
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