You cannot select a drop-down list in a modal dialog box in Internet Explorer 8 after you set the document.domain property

Applies to: Internet Explorer 8

Symptoms


Consider the following scenario. You use Internet Explorer 8 to browse a Web page. When you try to select an option from a drop-down list in a modal dialog box, the options are not displayed as expected.

This issue occurs if you set the document.domain property of the modal dialog box before the drop-down list is shown.

Resolution


Security update information


To resolve this problem, install the most recent cumulative security update for Windows Internet Explorer. To do this, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

For more technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Windows Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note
This update was first included in security update 980182 (MS10-018). For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
980182
MS10-018: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer

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 the document.domain property, visit the following Microsoft Web site: