Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer

By on February 2, 2004, 3:59 PM
This update resolves the much [URL=]talked about[/URL] incorrect parsing of URLs that contain special characters, specifically making it possible to create a link like [URL=]this one[/URL], it shows up as "" in Internet Explorer but will actually bring you back here to Techspot!

When you have installed this update the above link should not work anymore. (You must restart ofcourse, this afterall is Windows). Did I mention that a browser like [URL=]Opera[/URL] never had this problem in the first place?

[URL=]Read more about the update on Technet[/URL]. Or click [URL=]here[/URL] for a handy direct download link for Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1 English running on Windows NT4, 98, 2000 or XP (all others see first link)

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MaskedBurrito said:
That's why I use Mozilla. I don't get why people who know better continue to use IE.
Federelli said:
The fix worked :)Nice
BrownPaper said:
you need IE if you are going to manually run windows update.
MaskedBurrito said:
Yea, and that's it. there's NO excuse for having it as a primary browser other than you like being exploited by hacks and spyware which most unknowing and even knowing people seem to enjoy.
SNGX1275 said:
[quote][i]Originally posted by MaskedBurrito [/i]That's why I use Mozilla. I don't get why people who know better continue to use IE. [/quote] Well not everyone that doesn't use Mozilla uses IE. I don't use either, I use Opera.
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