JSI Tip 9127. When you press a link to in Internet Explorer, a new window opens even if the target window is already open?

The subject behavior may occur if Internet Explorer is the operating system shell, or if Internet Explorer is the startup program in a Terminal Services session.

To resolve this behavior:

1. Download and install the Update for Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 (KB840530) package.

2. Download and install the Critical Update 811630.

3. Open a CMD.EXE window.

4. Type the following command and press Enter:

reg ADD "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_SHELLWINDOWSWITHOUTEXPLORER" /V "iexplore.exe" /T REG_DWORD /F /D 1
NOTE: Reg.exe is built into Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, and later, or installed from the Windows 2000 Support Tools.

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