What does Internet Explorer 5.5 Service Pack 1 fix?

A. Internet Explorer (IE) 5.5 Service Pack 1 (SP1) is now available from http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/download/ie55sp1.htm and includes the following fixes:

  • Q268976--Internet Explorer Window Closes When You Click a Download Link
  • Q268772--BUG: Onload Event Does Not Fire for Active Desktop
  • Q267991--BUG: "Content-Disposition: Attachment" Fails for Known Content Types
  • Q266305--BUG: Canceling Multiple File Downloads on Large File Causes Internet Explorer to Stop Responding
  • Q266121--Internet Explorer Always Retrieves from Transparent Cache Servers
  • Q262208--AutoConfig .pac File in .ins File Is Not Associated with DUN Connection
  • Q259827--Intermittent "Application Exception" Error Messages in Internet Explorer
  • Q259365--Memory Leak in Internet Explorer Default Download Behavior
  • Q258141--Host Logic in PAC File May Not Direct Browser to the Intended Proxy Server
  • Q256344--Internet Explorer Problems When RAS Services Are Disabled
  • Q218933--Custom User Agent String Not Sent by IEAK Wizard for Automatic Version Synchronization
  • Q151271--XL97: Error Dragging Excel File into Internet Explorer
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