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New Internet Explorer Knowledge Base articles

August 12th 2006

Nothing happens in Internet Explorer 6 when you click a hyperlink on a Web page that was created in Microsoft Excel.  This problem occurs after you install one of the following service packs: • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1) • Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;885439 ************************************************* Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack […]

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Possible fixes for crashes caused by MS06-042 (KB918899)

August 11th 2006

Note: An new version of 918899 was planned for release by 22 August for **IE6 SP1** users.  Unfortunately, an issue with the new version has forced the delay of the updated patch for a few days, but it has now been released. I am very grateful for, and indebted to, some pretty amazing people and resources […]

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Is digg.com having a bad day?

August 11th 2006

Oopshttp://digg.com/tech_news/IE7_is_basically_non_compliant_with_CSS_web_standards

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HSBC online banking security vulnerability? Or not?

August 10th 2006

Here’s the article:http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/08/10/flaw_hsbc/ Here’s what it says: “The researchers, who plan to publish full details of their findings in security journals later in the year, have so far only divulged that the vulnerability would mean a machine compromised with a key-logger would quickly reveal all the information a criminal would need to gain fraudulent access […]

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New Internet Explorer KB: Page cannot be displayed

August 9th 2006

You use Microsoft Internet Explorer to view a Web page on a computer that is running Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or Microsoft Windows XP. When you do this, Internet Explorer generates an error message that states that the page cannot be displayed. http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;921090

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Space flights for sale in Perth…

August 8th 2006

If you happen to have a spare $260,000 lying around, that is. A Perth based travel agency is one of only nine agencies in the world that have so far been granted rights to sell flights for Richard Branson’s “Virgin Galactic”. http://www.news.com.au/perthnow/story/0,21598,20057606-5007222,00.html

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New Internet Explorer KB

August 8th 2006

When you click a folder shortcut on the Links bar in Microsoft Internet Explorer, the folder opens within Internet Explorer and not in a new window. The folder opens within Internet Explorer when the folder shortcut cannot be seen on the Links bar, and you must click the double arrow to see the folder shortcut. […]

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Cumulative update for Internet Explorer released (MS06-042, KB918899)

August 8th 2006

Information here:http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=918899http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-042.mspx I note that Siebel will finally be releasing an update to address the changes forced to activex by the EOLAS suit during Spring of 2006 (NH spring, not SH)      

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Uh oh… another GOTCHA!!! with myspace.com

August 8th 2006

Just one more reason why I’m pleased that I have blocked all access to that domain on my network: http://www.viruslist.com/en/weblog?weblogid=194210237 “I was quite suprised to see lots of Myspace accounts listed on the Wall of Sheep. It turns out that unlike other community services such as Orkut or LinkedIn, Myspace’s login is totally unencrypted and […]

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Interesting (yes, really) post to Tech Talk Blog

August 8th 2006

I’ll be honest.. ever since Rocky handed over the reins of the Tech Talk Group Blog I have found it to be boring and, if I am honest, it feels like it has swung too far towards being a marketing tool.  Too many interviews about Technet and how wonderful Vista is going to be. That being said, […]

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