Re: shift+reload in MSIE

From: Jeffrey Borg <>
Date: Sat, 21 Feb 1998 23:11:48 +1100

One problem here. The minimum value for MSIE (all versions) is 1% of the
hard drive!
now 1% of 3,200 Mb is 32Mb!
Now that's pretty large! Not much use

Does anybody know the registry vales to try and set this to say 0%?

(this is in all 3.x versions and 4.x)

>Brian wrote:
>> On Sat, 21 Feb 1998, Antony wrote:
>> > >
>> > > In netscape to make sure a RELOAD does not come from netscapes
>> > > cache, you hold down SHIFT + RELOAD. How do you do this same task in
>> > > MSIE?
>> >
>> >
>> My users tell me that although in Netscape this works, in MSIE it still
>> grabs stale content................any ideas?
>> Brian
>Just as a thought, if the users are on a fast network with the proxy (as
opposed to
>dialup, for example), have them turn their caching (in their browsers) off
or down to as
>near zero, as it will go. This still doesn't prevent the problem with MSIE,
but it may
>minimize it. It shifts the decisions about content to the proxy, at least,
which we
>trust a little more.
>Also, an off-the-wall suggestion. Later versions of MSIE have some HTTP/1.1
>options under advanced settings. There's one that comes to mind (I don't
have MSIE, so I
>can't tell you for certain) that reads something like 'use http/1.1 through
a proxy
>server'. If it's on, try turning it off. If it's off, try turning it on. If
it works,
>let me know. I'd be curious.
>Did you read the documentation AND the FAQ?
>If not, I'll probably still answer your question, but my patience will
>be limited, and you take the risk of sarcasm and ridicule.
Received on Sat Feb 21 1998 - 04:15:42 MST

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