A closed InPrivate tab is recovered when you press Ctrl+Shift+T in Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8

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Consider the following scenario:
  • You use Internet Explorer 10 on a computer that is running Windows 8.
  • You browse to a webpage on a tab that is running in InPrivate Browsing mode.
  • You close the InPrivate tab.
  • You press Ctrl+Shift+T to reopen closed tabs.
In this scenario, the InPrivate tab is recovered.

Note InPrivate tabs should not be recoverable after they are closed.


Security update information

To resolve this issue, install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To do this, go to the following Microsoft website:

  • This update was first included in the following security update:
    2792100 MS13-009: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer: February 12, 2013
  • For more technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, go to the following Microsoft websites:

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


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


Article ID: 2809416 - Last Review: February 12, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
Applies to
  • Internet Explorer 10
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