IE has its own image decoders for many image types (jpeg, ico, etc). You can trigger this bug remotely by renaming your .ico to .emf or .wmf, which forces it be opened by the Picture and Fax Viewer using GDI+.
On Saturday 09 June 2007 06:40, email@example.com wrote: > fails to crash my Internet Explorer. So I was wondering, does Internet > Explorer utilizes GDI+ for image decoding? If it does not, what > component(s) does it use?