Session cookies may be lost after you open a file that has a local file path or a UNC file path in Internet Explorer 7

This article has been archived. It is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.
Symptoms
When you use Windows Internet Explorer 7 to open a file that has a local file path or a UNC file path, session cookies may be lost after later operations. These later operations may include opening a new window or closing a new window.
Resolution
This fix is now included in the MS09-014 cumulative security update and no longer requires a hotfix or registry key to be applied.
Status
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 Windows Vista Service Pack 1.
Properties

Article ID: 935778 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 17:15:14 - Revision: 5.0

  • Windows Internet Explorer 7 in Windows Vista
  • Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP
  • kbnosurvey kbarchive kbautohotfix kbvistasp1fix kbopenfile kbexpertisebeginner kbhotfixserver kbqfe kbfix kbbug KB935778
Feedback