IE8 Bug - cannot open mht files when filename starts with #. IE7 w

Discussion in 'Internet Explorer' started by Silke, Mar 24, 2009.

  1. Silke

    Silke Guest

    Consider the following two file names (identical except for the #):

    IE7 can open both mht files normally

    IE8 can open "filename.mht" normally
    For example X:\Data\filename.mht

    IE8 fails to open "#filename.mht".
    You get "Address not valid" and a path of mhtml:file://X:\Data\#filename.mht

    Will Microsoft fix this IE8 bug in a future patch?

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    Silke, Mar 24, 2009
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  2. Probably not. That would be a correct message.
    E.g. the correction for it would be:


    Robert Aldwinckle, Mar 24, 2009
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