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Microsoft KB Archive/250700

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Cannot View Files on a Gopher Site by Using DIRECT with Proxy Automatic Configuration

Article ID: 250700

Article Last Modified on 1/27/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition



This article was previously published under Q250700

SYMPTOMS

When you use DIRECT through proxy automatic configuration to connect to the Internet, you may not be able to display .htm files that are on a Gopher site, and you may receive the following error message:

This page cannot be displayed

WORKAROUND

To work around this issue, browse to an HTTP location and then try the Gopher site. You might also be able to use DIRECT through a manual proxy.


Additional query words: firewall

Keywords: kberrmsg kbprb KB250700