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When you use Windows Internet Explorer 7 or Windows Internet Explorer 8 to browse webpages, Internet Explorer stops responding intermittently.
To monitor the status of Internet Explorer, you can collect a network trace. When this issue occurs, you notice that no new requests are made from Internet Explorer in the network trace.
This issue occurs because of a race condition in the download code path of Internet Explorer.
Security update informationTo resolve this problem, install the most recent cumulative security update for Windows Internet Explorer. To do this, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://update.microsoft.comFor more technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Windows Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/current.aspxNote This update was first included in security update 2183461 (MS10-053). For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2183461/ )MS10-053: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer