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Web addresses (URLs) that are longer than 255 characters are truncated before being passed to a plug-in or ActiveX control, causing the plug-in or ActiveX control not to gain access to the requested resource.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Internet Explorer version 5.01. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
267954 How to Obtain the Latest Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Internet Explorer version 5.01 Service Pack 1.