Focus is not set to the Web page if you minimize the browser window and then maximize it from the taskbar in Internet Explorer 7

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SYMPTOMS

In Windows Internet Explorer 7, if you minimize the browser window and then maximize it from the task bar, the focus is not set to its previous location on the Web page. Instead, the focus is set to the address bar.

Additionally, the following events do not occur on the Web page when you maximize the window:
  • Document.body.onblur
  • Window.onblur
  • Document.body.onfocus
  • Window.onfocus
Note This problem does not occur in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.

RESOLUTION

Security update information

To resolve this problem, install the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To install the most current updates, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://update.microsoft.com
For more technical information about the most current cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/current.aspx
Note This fix is included in security update 939653 (MS07-057). However, you must install Security Update 939653 by using the /b switch to enable this fix. For more information about how to install the hotfixes that are included in cumulative Internet Explorer security updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
897225 How to install hotfixes that are included in cumulative security updates for Internet Explorer
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
939653 MS07-057: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Vista. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
935791 How to obtain the latest Windows Vista service pack

Hotfix information

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other previously released hotfixes.

Registry information

You do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2 and Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 2, x86-based versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ieframe.dll7.0.6000.205936,059,00809-May-200715:40x86
Windows Vista, 32-bit versions
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ieframe.dll7.0.6000.205936,059,00808-May-200702:48x86
Ieui.dll7.0.6000.20593180,73608-May-200702:48x86

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Windows Vista Service Pack 1.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, 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: 936949 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 4.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Internet Explorer 7
Keywords: 
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