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When you declare an ASP.NET HTML <form> tag inside a WebControl, a postback may not fire if the target Web browser is a Netscape browser.
This problem occurs because the __doPostBack client-side script that ASP.NET renders uses a syntax that Netscape browsers do not recognize.
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. This fix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, Microsoft recommends that you wait for the next Microsoft .NET Framework service pack that contains this fix.
To resolve this problem immediately, 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:
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The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File Name -------------------------------------------------------------- 17-Jun-2002 20:44 1.0.3705.290 192,512 Aspnet_isapi.dll 17-Jun-2002 20:44 1.0.3705.290 28,672 Aspnet_wp.exe 18-Jun-2002 12:50 1.0.3705.290 1,187,840 System.Web.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
The following code is an example of HTML code that ASP.NET renders:
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