The title bar contains the Web site address instead of the Web site title in Windows Server 2003

Support for Windows Server 2003 ended on July 14, 2015

Microsoft ended support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

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256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
When you open a new window in Microsoft Internet Explorer and then visit a Web site in that new window, the title bar may contain the Web site address instead of the title of the Web site. For example, when you visit, the title bar may contain "" instead of "Microsoft Corporation".

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.


No prerequisites are required.

Note If you are using Terminal Server, you must activate install mode before you apply this hotfix. To do this, open a command prompt and then type change user /install. After you install the hotfix, return the Terminal Server to execute mode. To do this, open a command prompt and then type change user /execute.

Restart requirement

You must restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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.
Windows Server 2003, 32-bit versions
   Date         Time   Version       Size       File name   -------------------------------------------------------   16-Jun-2004  16:53  6.0.3790.184  2,918,912  Mshtml.dll        
Windows Server 2003, 64-bit versions
   Date         Time   Version       Size       File name    Platform   ------------------------------------------------------------------   16-Jun-2004  16:49  6.0.3790.184  8,212,992  Mshtml.dll   IA-64   16-Jun-2004  16:53  6.0.3790.184  2,918,912  Wmshtml.dll  x86

Installation instructions

Warning If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
You must add the following registry key to correctly apply this hotfix. By default, the following registry key is not present. After you apply the hotfix, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
  2. In Registry Editor, click the following registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
  3. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD value.
  4. Type NoDomainNameInTitle, and then press ENTER.
  5. Right-click NoDomainNameInTitle, and then click Modify.
  6. Type 00000001, and then click OK.
  7. Exit Registry Editor.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Article ID: 830313 - Last Review: 01/17/2015 16:15:26 - Revision: 4.7

Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Web Edition, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86), Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86), Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition

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