Microsoft KB Archive/926131

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Article ID: 926131

Article Last Modified on 11/15/2007


  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2

Important This article contains information about how to modify the registry. Make sure that you back up the registry before you modify it. Make sure that you know how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up, restore, and modify the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows registry


Consider the following scenario:

  • You install security update 916281 on a Microsoft Windows XP-based computer.
  • On the computer, you use Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 to access a Web-based software program.
  • This software program was created by using Microsoft ASP.NET. Also, this software program uses the SmartNavigation feature.

In this scenario, the software program cannot import an external style sheet. This problem occurs only after you install security update 916281.

Note Security update 916281 is described in security bulletin MS06-021.

For more information about security bulletin MS06-021, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

916281 MS06-021: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer


Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem, submit a request to Microsoft Online Customer Services to obtain the hotfix. To submit an online request to obtain the hotfix, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

Note If additional issues occur or any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. To create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:


You must be running Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Windows XP with Service Pack 1 (SP1) to install this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix. However, you have to restart Internet Explorer 6.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Windows XP with SP2
File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Mshtml.dll 6.0.2900.3009 3,060,736 05-Oct-2006 12:14 x86
Internet Explorer 6
File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Iecustom.dll 6.0.2800.1502 36,864 19-Apr-2005 09:26 x86
Mshtml.dll 6.0.2800.1581 2,711,040 04-Oct-2006 07:51 x86

Enable the hotfix

Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.

After you install the hotfix, you must create a registry key to enable the hotfix. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
  2. In the left pane, locate and then click the following registry subkey:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl

    Note If any of the registry subkeys are not present on the computer, create them.
  3. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click Key.
  5. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
  6. Type iexplore.exe, and then press ENTER.
  7. On the Edit menu, click Modify.
  8. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  9. Exit Registry Editor.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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