The "Pop-up allow list" option in Group Policy for Internet Explorer 9 does not work as expected

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SYMPTOMS

When you use the following Group Policy to configure the Pop-up allow list option for Internet Explorer 9, the pop-up window does not work as expected:
User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Component\Internet Explorer\Pop-up allow list
However, if you use the following registry subkey to configure the binary data for the Pop-up allow list option, the pop-up window works as expected:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\New Windows\Allow

RESOLUTION

Security update information

To resolve this issue, install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To do this, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://update.microsoft.com
For technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/current.aspx
Note This update was first included in security update 2618444.

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2618444 MS11-099: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer: December 13, 2011

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 2635543 - Last Review: December 13, 2011 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Internet Explorer 9
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