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Internet Explorer updates are distributed in service packs. Service packs help to keep Internet Explorer current, and extend and update the functionality of your computer. Service packs are cumulative; each new service pack contains all of the fixes that are included with previous service packs and any new fixes. You do not have to install a previous version of a service pack before you install the latest version.
Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1
Release Date: September 9, 2002
How to Obtain
To obtain Service Pack 1 (SP1), visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 (SP1) is also included with Windows XP Service Pack 1 (SP1). For additional information about how to obtain Windows XP SP1, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack
For additional information about what is fixed in SP1, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
326489 List of Issues Fixed in Internet Explorer 6 Service Packs