KB905915 may break Internet Explorer

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Possible problems with latest Windows Update on Internet Explorer 6.0

There is some early indication from newsgroup posts that KB905915 which was just released through Microsoft Update (or Windows Update) may cause *SEVERE* breaks of functionalty in IE 6.0.

You can read about my personal experiences with it today here:

http://petesbloggerama.blogspot.com/2005/12/windows-update-maybe-not-thank-you.html

UPDATE 12/17/2005:

There is at least one "fix" now available:

http://windowsxp.mvps.org/ie/905915.htm


More information is available on the IE Blog here:

http://blogs.msdn.com/ie/archive/2005/12/16/504864.aspx

I am not changing my posture on this. I will continue to download updates, but I will not install them until after I have had a chance to see what issues are reported. I cannot afford the down time from issues like this.


Submission Date:  12/17/2005 9:10:38 AM
Submitted By:  Peter Bromberg
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