Microsoft Fixes Broken IE Mode Tabs in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft has recently killed off Internet Explorer, telling users to switch to Microsoft Edge and the built-in IE mode if they still need to load a specific website in the old browser.

However, the IE mode feature wasn’t working exactly as expected for some new Microsoft Edge users, with even the software giant acknowledging that in some cases, it just stopped responding when a site displayed a modal dialog box.

On the other hand, not all devices were affected. Microsoft explained that it was all caused by cumulative update KB5014019.

Windows 10 version 20H2, Windows 10 version 21H1, and Windows 11 were all affected.

“After installing KB5014019 and later updates, IE mode tabs in Microsoft Edge might stop responding when a site displays a modal dialog box. A modal dialog box is a form or dialog box which requires the user to respond before continuing or interacting with other portions of the webpage or app. Developer Note: Sites affected by this issue call window… (read more)
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Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 11 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.