Internet Explorer 11 final - frozen tabs - by dnbianco

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ID 805835 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 1
Opened 10/18/2013 7:33:13 AM
Access Restriction Public
Primary Feedback Item 802020


Yesterday I updated my Surface RT to Windows 8.1 from the Store app.
After that, I did some search using Internet Explorer App. And, I've tap and hold over the results links (so I can open the result in another tab), but, when I went to the new tab, the page seems 'frozen', I cannot scroll down at all.
This behavior is happening randomly (some tabs are 'freeze' while others are working just fine), and I tried Windows 8.1 Preview before in other PC, and saw this bug too. So, the final version of Windows 8.1 doesn't seems to 'fix' this bug still.
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Posted by dnbianco on 11/26/2013 at 10:48 PM
My Surface RT did not receive any updates to fix this problem. The IE 11 tabs continue to freeze. Please launch a fix soon.
Posted by Microsoft on 11/22/2013 at 3:05 PM
Hi, thanks for reporting this feedback to us!

This issue is definitely well-known to us and a fix is currently in the pipeline and should hit Windows Update soon.

The best workaround if you encounter this issue is to one-by-one select each tab that you have open (no need to close, just make active) and eventually once all tabs have been activated your popup will work properly.

Thank you for your feedback. Since this issue is a duplicate of

We will close out this feedback and we ask that you follow the feedback above for any updates.

Best regards,
The Internet Explorer Team
Posted by UtterMarcus on 10/21/2013 at 6:56 PM
Same here on Surface rt 32, with IE11 modern UI
Posted by Microsoft on 10/18/2013 at 11:14 AM
Thank you for your feedback. We will be investigating this issue further.

Best regards,

The Internet Explorer Team