MouseMove event is prevented until the next MSPointerDown event when the preventDefault() function is called in Internet Explorer 10

Symptoms

Assume that you use Internet Explorer 10 to browse webpages on a computer that is running Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012. When the preventDefault() function is called in the MSPointerDown event handler, the MouseMove events are prevented until the next MSPointerDown event.

Note The expected action is that mouse events are prevented until the next MSPointerUp event for the pointer.

Resolution

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:
Notes
  • 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

Status

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

Article ID: 2807924 - Last Review: Feb 12, 2013 - Revision: 1

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