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FIX: The CPU usage on the computer may increase to 100 percent when you try to print an HTML page in Windows Internet Explorer 7


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Symptoms

In Windows Internet Explorer 7, you try to print an HTML page that contains a table. When you do this, the HTML page is not printed successfully. Additionally, the CPU usage on the computer may increase to 100 percent.

When you click Print Preview to display a preview of the HTML page, Internet Explorer 7 may lay out the HTML page multiple times. Additionally, the preview of the HTML page is not displayed correctly.

Note This problem is more likely to occur if the overflow-y attribute is applied to the HTML page.

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Resolution

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

You must have Internet Explorer 7 installed on the computer before you apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.

Registry information

To use the hotfix in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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 item in Control Panel.
Microsoft Windows XP, x86-based versions
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Mshtml.dll7.0.6000.205443,582,97607-Mar-200706:01x86

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Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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More information

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Keywords: KB933264, kbqfe, kbHotfixServer, kbexpertisebeginner, kbautohotfix

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Article Info
Article ID : 933264
Revision : 2
Created on : 10/8/2011
Published on : 10/8/2011
Exists online : False
Views : 382