FIX: IEHost Causes Additional Traffic on Port 80 for Sites That Are Hosted on Other Ports

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When you host WinForms user controls on a Web site that is bound to a port other than the default port for HTTP (80), you may find unexpected and unwanted GET requests to port 80 on the same Web server. This behavior may lead to poor download times for the user control. These download times can be up to three times longer than when the user controls are hosted on port 80.
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next .NET Framework service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone 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 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   ----------------------------------------------------   13-JUN-2003  02:57  1.0.3705.434  32,768  IEHost.dll				
This fix is also available for the Italian version of the Microsoft .NET Framework 1.0.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

Article ID: 821991 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 18:53:29 - Revision: 1.4

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