"Illegal Operation" Error Message or Internet Explorer May Hang When Right-Clicking an Attribute Field

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SYMPTOMS
When you right-click an attribute field in Internet Explorer, you may receive an "illegal operation" error message or Internet Explorer may stop responding (hang).
RESOLUTION
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

STATUS
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.
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Article ID: 257672 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 18:25:53 - Revision: 3.1

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