Web browser control touch behavior on Windows 7 vs Windows 8

Issue #313660

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Jun 12, 2014
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Repro Steps:

  1. Create an html with the following javascript call - alert(window.navigator.msPointerEnabled);
  2. Open it in IE on Windows 8, it returns true
  3. Open it from within the web browser control on Windows 8, it returns false
  4. Set the registry setting FEATURE_NINPUT_LEGACYMODE for the AppName.exe to 0 as per http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ie/ee330732(v=vs.85).aspx#legacy_input
  5. Repeat step 3, it returns true
  6. Repeat all previous steps on Windows 7, the step 5) returns false

Expected Results:

returning true when calling the following javascript - alert(window.navigator.msPointerEnabled); when the app is being run on Windows 7 within the web browser control and with the registry setting FEATURE_NINPUT_LEGACYMODE for the AppName.exe being set to 0.

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Sermet I.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Sermet I.” to “Jacob R.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Jacob R.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed”

    • Is there some specific hotfix, where the fix for this issue is included? Could someone specify, how to get this fix? Thanks

    • Hello,

      Thank you for providing your feedback on IE11. We are not accepting feedback on Internet Explorer through this portal any longer (unless security related). However, we are pleased to report this feature is fixed in MS Edge.

      Best Wishes,
      The MS Edge Team

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