You receive an "Access is denied" error message when you try to view a Web page in Internet Explorer 6 SP1

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When you try to view a Web page on a remote Web server, you may receive an error message that is similar to the following, where location is the URL for the page that you try to open:
Error: Access is denied.Code: 0URL: location
This problem occurs even though you could previously view the page.
This issue may occur if you install Microsoft Internet Explorer Service Pack 1 (SP1).

Update information

For an update that resolves this problem, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 834707.

834707 MS04-038: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer


You must have Internet Explorer 6 SP1 installed to apply this update.

Restart requirement

You must restart your computer after you apply this update.

File information

The English version of this hotfix 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---------------------------------------------------------27-May-2004  04:24  6.0.2800.1438   2,690,560  Mshtml.dll 
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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Article ID: 831923 - Last Review: 01/12/2015 22:51:58 - Revision: 3.0

Microsoft Internet Information Services 6.0, Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0

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