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You use Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 to load a child window from a parent window on a computer that is running Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 1. After you do this, Internet Explorer may stop responding.
Security update informationTo resolve this problem, install the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To install the most current updates, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://update.microsoft.comFor more technical information about the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/current.aspxNote This fix was first included in security update 947864 (MS08-024). For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/947864/ )MS08-024: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer
Service pack informationTo resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/889100/ )How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003
PrerequisitesThere are no prerequisites.
Restart requirementYou must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.
File informationThe 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 XP with Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.
This hotfix applies only to the Iexplore.exe and Explorer.exe processes. You cannot apply this hotfix if you use a third-party browser.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 905297 - Last Review: January 16, 2015 - Revision: 6.0