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When you are posting data to a Web server through a Web page, Internet Explorer may cause error 403 to be displayed, indicating that an error occurred during the transfer of the data.
This behavior is caused by a MIME-TYPE value being sent during redirection upon completion of the data posting. This does not cause data loss, but can be confusing because an error message is returned.
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.