Tabs and address bar are hidden and cannot be displayed in the full-screen view of Internet Explorer 11

Note: The Internet Explorer 11 desktop application will be retired and go out of support on June 15, 2022 (for a list of what's in scope, see the FAQ). The same IE11 apps and sites you use today can open in Microsoft Edge with Internet Explorer mode. Learn more here.

Symptoms

When you rest the mouse on the top of the screen in the full-screen view in Internet Explorer 11, auto-hidden tabs and address bar are not displayed as expected unless you exit full-screen view.

Resolution

Update information

To resolve this problem, install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To do this, go to Microsoft Update. Additionally, see the technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer.

Note This update was first included in March cumulative security update for Internet Explorer (MS15-018).

Status

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

References

See the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.

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