This article was previously published under Q320136
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Internet Explorer may route a local Web site request to a proxy server, even if the local Web site is in the proxy exclusion list.
If more than 252 characters are typed in the proxy exclusion list, the Do not use proxy server for local Intranet address check box is incorrectly unchecked when you click OK.
A supported fix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to computers that are experiencing this specific problem.
To resolve this problem, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
NOTE: In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
Date Time Version Size Filename ----------------------------------------------------- 22-Mar-02 13:08 5.0.3502.4856 110,864 Ieaksie.dll
Internet Explorer 5.01 for Windows 2000
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Internet Explorer 5.01 for Windows 2000. 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 5.01 for Windows 2000 Service Pack 3.
This value can also be set by using a group policy object and can also be forced down to the client computers.