loses persistent cookies when New Tab (Ctrl+T) is created

Issue #110927


Apr 27, 2014
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Found in build #
Reported by 1 person

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Steps to reproduce

URL = www.microsoft.com


Repro Steps:

  1. Launch IE11
  2. Navigate to any website (e.g. www.microsoft.com)
  3. Open Developer Tools (F12)
  4. Type document.cookie into the console to see cookies for that page
  5. Add a session cookie using the console. E.g. document.cookie=’cookietest=session; path=/’
  6. Confirm the cookie is added by typing document.cookie again
  7. Convert the cookie to a persistent cookie. E.g. document.cookie=’cookietest=persistent; expires=Sun, 31 Dec 2023 23:59:59 GMT; path=/’
  8. Confirm the cookie value has changed by typing document.cookie again
  9. Create a New Tab (Ctrl+T)
  10. In Developer Tools, type document.cookie again and observe that the cookie just added (‘cookietest’) has been deleted. All other cookies should still be present

Expected Results:

Cookies should not be impacted by clicking New Tab

Actual Results:


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “IPBS P.”

      Changed Assigned To from “IPBS P.” to “Bruce M.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Kamen M.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Kamen M.” to “Venkat K.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Venkat K.” to “Mara P.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Mara P.” to “IPBS P.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “IPBS P.” to “Venkat K.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Venkat K.” to “Sekhar B.”

      Changed Steps to Reproduce

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