tif file Content-Type as application/octet-stream instead of image



I am trying to upload a .tif using ie6 and when the request goes to my
webserver, I get the the Content-Type as application/octet-stream instead of
image/tiff. However I have tried uploading the same .tif image using a
firefox web browser and the webserver application retreives the Content-Type
as image/tiff. Does any one know if I need to do any changes to my registry
such that ie6 sends the file content-type correctly as image/tiff or any
other setup/configuration that I will need to do.
On the same note when I try downloading a .tif file from my webserver using
ie6 and click on "open" instead of "save" in my download popup window, ie6
opens up the windows imaging application (i.e. the default imaging s/w for
windows) and a window comes with a message "Document page file cannot be
I have posted these questions a couple of times in this discussion group but
never managed to get a reply.
Any help is much appreciated.
Thanks in Advance.

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