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Microsoft KB Archive/253221

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Browsing to Nonstandard Port Without "http://" Causes Error Message

Article ID: 253221

Article Last Modified on 12/5/2003



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5



This article was previously published under Q253221

SYMPTOMS

If you browse to a Web site and you specify a nonstandard port at the end of the address (for example, www.webaddress.com:180 ), you may receive the following error message:

The page cannot be displayed

CAUSE

This behavior can occur if you omit http:// at the beginning of the address.

RESOLUTION

Type http:// before the Web address.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.


Additional query words: kbiepcbd

Keywords: kberrmsg kbprb KB253221