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Fix: problems after installing IE’s December cumulative update

December 19th 2007 in Uncategorized

As we know, there have been reports of some IE6 users running Windows XP SP2 having problems accessing web pages after installing the December IE Cumulative Update – IE stops responding.

The problem has apparently been restricted to some customised installations.

A Knowledgebase article has been released that discusses the problem, and the fix (modifying the registry).



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“Fix: problems after installing IE’s December cumulative update”


I’ve posted a Group Policy Administrative Template to my blog to help get this “workaround” deployed centrally. See:


I have several large Customers being impacted by this, and this is how I’m mitigating the issue. I decided it would probably be helpful to other people, too.

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