Swedish Internet Explorer 6 appends an incorrect suffix to the Address line

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When you press CTRL+ENTER in the Address line of the Swedish version of Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 (SP1), Internet Explorer automatically adds .sv instead of .se to the Address line.

For example, if you type microsoft in the Address line of Internet Explorer, and then press CTRL+ENTER, the Address line changes to http://www.microsoft.sv instead of http://www.microsoft.se.
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. The Swedish 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   -------------------------------------------------------   11-Dec-2002  15:54  6.0.2800.1146  64,512  Browselc.dll 				

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.
For more information about Internet Explorer keyboard shortcuts, follow these steps:
  1. Open Internet Explorer, and then on the Help menu, click Contents and Index.
  2. Type the following line in the Type in the keyword to find box:
    shortcut keys
  3. Click List Topics, click Using Internet Explorer keyboard shortcuts, and then click Display.

Article ID: 331485 - Last Review: 02/27/2014 21:15:39 - Revision: 2.7

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