Screen Reader Program Does Not Read Cookie Headings in Advanced Privacy Settings Dialog Box

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Article ID: 303476 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

When you use keyboard commands to move through the items in the Advanced Privacy Settings dialog box, you cannot determine whether the focus is on an item under First-Party Cookies or Third-Party Cookies.

CAUSE

This problem occurs in the following situation:
  • You use a screen reader program to read the contents of the Advanced Privacy Settings dialog box.

    -and-
  • You use keyboard commands to move through the items in the Advanced Privacy Settings dialog box.
Screen reader programs may be unable to read the First-Party Cookies and Third-Party Cookies headings when you use keyboard commands to move through the items in the Advanced Privacy Settings dialog box.

These headings are correctly read when you use a mouse to move through the items in the Advanced Privacy Settings dialog box.

WORKAROUND

To work around this issue, use a mouse to move through the items in the Advanced Privacy Settings dialog box.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

Properties

Article ID: 303476 - Last Review: October 24, 2013 - Revision: 3.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Datacenter Server
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
    • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
    • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
    • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition
    • Microsoft Windows 98 Standard Edition
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