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Windows 7: IE11 address bar loses focus while typing

28 Jan 2014   #11
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Best chances of starting fresh are Full reset,
Reset process first opening Internet explorer
After which see this to remove Comp-view lists from Microsoft,
http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials/33571-google-search-display-issue-internet-explorer-11-fix.html
If you have issues with a website add it to your comp-view list,
Gear symbol/ Comp-view settings,
If your on the site already the site will be listed in the sites box all you need to do is click on the Add button and close the window,
Refresh the page with the F5 key.
This is also a wonderful free utility,
Temp files delete,
http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/files/file/187-tfc-temp-file-cleaner-by-oldtimer/
Along with these free scanners,
http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free
http://www.superantispyware.com/?tag=SUPERANTISPYWARE
But ie11 is very Dpi and page Zoom sensitive so please verify what your using on both,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/443-dpi-display-size-settings-change.html


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28 Jan 2014   #12
tesseract

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit SP1
 
 

I had this exact same behavior in IE11.

For me, the culprit was the Adobe PDF add-on. Disabling it resolved the issue.

See here:

Cursor loses focus in new tab in - Microsoft Community
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29 Jan 2014   #13
SJMaye

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I am using Google with automatic suggestions on for both computers. Same as I had it with previous versions on IE. Yesterday I did some test searches within the address bar of the IE11 machine. It worked correctly that time. The action is not consistent. I will continue to watch closely.
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02 Feb 2014   #14
SJMaye

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I have it! Or at least I can say I can see what it is doing repeatedly. When I open a new tab, click in the address bar and the cursor will blink there for right at 5 seconds or 5 blinks, then the cursor disappears. I can click back in the address bar and the cursor will blink there endlessly (I think).

I just did it again and noticed the entire new tab loses focus after the 5 seconds. When I first open the tab the cursor is blinking in the address bar and in the top right corner there is the bright red X close button to close all tabs. After 5 seconds button goes clear meaning inactive.

Focus is going somewhere else. Must not be the IE tabs because all the minimize, restore, maximize, and close buttons all go inactive after the 5 seconds.

Does this help explain? Any ideas?
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02 Feb 2014   #15
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Do your settings look like this:

IE11 address bar loses focus while typing-tab.png


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02 Feb 2014   #16
SJMaye

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Yes.
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02 Feb 2014   #17
SJMaye

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

The link is to a video showing it in action. You will need to go to full scrren to see it well.

http://s12.photobucket.com/user/smay...ceebe.mp4.html
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02 Feb 2014   #18
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

I didn't see any video I did how ever get a invalid security certificate popup with photobucket.com ?
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02 Feb 2014   #19
SJMaye

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

I went and set to share. Pls try again.

http://s12.photobucket.com/user/smay...ceebe.mp4.html
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02 Feb 2014   #20
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Did you try the issue highlighted by tesseract in post #12?


I see the event in your video. I had a similar thing happen for a with IE10. Then it just stopped (perhaps after an IE10 update). So I never found the cause.

Since you have found a way to make it repeat, then I would suggest running Process Monitor to see if an event can be detected that causes the issue. Stop the data collection right after focus is lost - then read the Process Monitor data (starting from the bottom) to see if anything loads or happens that stands out.
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