.pdf File Is Displayed as a Blank Page on Redirects

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When you attempt to download Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) files in an Internet Explorer frame when a redirect is involved, the data is not loaded into the frame.
This behavior occurs because the client does not close the port after receiving the redirect and before making the new request.
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 the Microsoft 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.

Article ID: 247663 - Last Review: 01/11/2015 03:16:36 - Revision: 4.1

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