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To mask the password character, Windows Internet Explorer 9 uses a black circle character. On a website in which you type Japanese or Korean characters for a password, the characters are displayed as large circles. Therefore, the password mask character seems not to fit in the password entry box.
To resolve this problem, install this update.
Security update informationTo resolve this issue, install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To do this, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://update.microsoft.comFor more technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/current.aspxNote This update was first included in security update 2586448.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2586448/ )MS11-081: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer: October 11, 2011
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates