You are currently offline, waiting for your internet to reconnect

You receive a "Work Offline" dialog box in Internet Explorer 8 after the computer resumes from sleep or from hibernation

SYMPTOMS
Consider the following scenario:
  • You use Windows Internet Explorer 8 to browse web pages.
  • You put the computer to sleep (S3) or into hibernation (S4).
  • You resume the computer after a while.
In this scenario, you receive a Work Offline dialog box in Internet Explorer 8. However, the computer is connected to the Internet.
RESOLUTION

Security update information

To resolve this problem, install the most recent cumulative security update for Windows Internet Explorer. To do this, visit the following Microsoft website: For more technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Windows Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft website: Note This update was first included in security update 2183461 (MS10-053).  For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2183461 MS10-053: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer
IE 8 IE8 kicks into offline mode when the computer resumes from sleep or hibernate
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Article ID: 982370 - Last Review: 02/03/2011 18:36:00 - Revision: 1.1

  • Windows Internet Explorer 8
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