Internet Explorer Calculates the Web Page Window Size Incorrectly

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Symptoms
When you create Web pages, the screen-size calculation that is used to determine child window locations (and other items in a parent window) may be incorrect. This may cause child windows (and other items in a parent window) in an HTML page to appear off center, or to appear incorrectly in the parent window of an HTML page.
Cause
This problem may occur if Internet Explorer incorrectly calculates the screenLeft and screenTop positions of HTML pages.
Resolution
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Internet Explorer 6. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
328548 How to Obtain the Latest Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

File information

The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date         Time   Version        Size       File name   --------------------------------------------------------   15-Apr-2002  17:41  6.0.2716.1500  2,755,584  Mshtml.dll				

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 6 Service Pack 1.
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Article ID: 321268 - Last Review: 01/12/2015 20:09:35 - Revision: 1.0

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