Microsoft KB Archive/255800

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Cannot Use Internet Explorer 5.5 to Navigate to URLs Containing 2,083 or More Characters

Article ID: 255800

Article Last Modified on 1/27/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1



This article was previously published under Q255800

This article discusses a Beta test product that is not yet announced or released publicly by Microsoft. Please feel free to familiarize yourself with this product, test it, and report problems to Microsoft.


SYMPTOMS

If you use Internet Explorer 5.5 to navigate to a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) that is 2,083 characters or more in length, the Web page is not returned.

CAUSE

This behavior occurs because Internet Explorer 5.5 cannot navigate to URLs that are 2,083 characters or more in length.

STATUS

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

Keywords: kbprb KB255800