FEATURE REQUEST: about:blank webpage does not exist in history (Internet Explorer 11)

Won’t fix Issue #617335


Jul 14, 2014
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

  1. Set “When a new tab is opened, open:” to “A blank page”
  2. Open a new tab
  3. Search for something
  4. Notice the disabled “Back” button on the search results page
  5. Navigate to a search result
  6. The “Back” button is still disabled.

Expected Results:

I should be able to use the “Back” button to return to any web page, including about:blank and search results. In other words, the “Back” button should be enabled.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Sermet I.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Warren S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Warren S.” to “Akriti D.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Akriti D.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “Won’t fix”

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