An access violation occurs when you refresh a Web page in Internet Explorer

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When you refresh a Web page in Internet Explorer, you may receive an access violation error message in Mshtml. The error contains the following call stack:
eax=00000000 ebx=00000000 ecx=00000000 edx=00000000 esi=00000000 
edi=01002794 eip=70de66ab
esp=0012e608 ebp=0012e62c iopl=0 nv up ei pl nz na pe nc cs=001b ss=0023 ds=0023 
es=0023 fs=0038 gs=0000 efl=00000202
mshtml!CHtmlComponentAttach::GetExternalName+5: 70de66ab ff711c push dword ptr 
[ecx+0x1c] ds:0023:0000001c=????????


This problem may occur in certain situations where the Web page uses HTML Component files (.htc) and cascading style sheet files (.css).


To resolve this problem, install security update 867801 (MS04-025). For additional information about security update 867801, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
867801 MS04-025: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version        Size       File name
   25-Jul-2003  18:39  6.0.2800.1232  2,798,080  Mshtml.dll     


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.


Article ID: 817786 - Last Review: February 28, 2014 - Revision: 3.7
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1, when used with:
    • the operating system: Microsoft Windows XP
    • the operating system: Microsoft Windows 2000
    • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0
    • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
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