You receive a "Work Offline" dialog box in Internet Explorer 8 after the computer resumes from sleep or from hibernation Content provided by Microsoft Applies to: Internet Explorer 8 Select Product Version All Products Symptoms Consider the following scenario:You use Windows Internet Explorer 8 to browse web pages.You put the computer to sleep (S3) or into hibernation (S4).You resume the computer after a while.In this scenario, you receive a Work Offline dialog box in Internet Explorer 8. However, the computer is connected to the Internet. Resolution Security update informationTo resolve this problem, install the most recent cumulative security update for Windows Internet Explorer. To do this, visit the following Microsoft website: http://update.microsoft.comFor more technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Windows Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft website: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/current.aspxNote This update was first included in security update 2183461 (MS10-053). For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 2183461 MS10-053: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer Last Updated: Sep 26, 2018 Did this solve your problem? Yes No Tell us what we can do to improve the article Submit Thanks! Your feedback will help us improve the support experience.