The TAB key does not switch the cursor to the next input box when you enter Wi-Fi credentials on a Surface Pro 3

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 R2 StandardWindows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

This article describes an input issue of the TAB key on a Surface Pro 3. An update is available to resolve this issue. The update has prerequisites.

Symptoms


When you try to switch the cursor from the Username box to the Password box by using the TAB key on a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 that is running Windows 8.1, a tab stop is inserted unexpectedly in the Username box.

Resolution


We have released an update to resolve this issue. Even though this issue has only been observed in Windows 8.1, the update also applies to Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows RT 8.1.

How to obtain this update

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is available from Windows Update.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Operating systemUpdate
All supported x86-based versions of Windows 8.1Download Download the package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows 8.1 Download Download the package now.
All supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2012 R2Download Download the package now.

Note The update for Windows RT 8.1 can be obtained only from Windows Update.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Update detail information


Prerequisites

To install this update, you must have April 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (2919355) installed.

Registry information

To apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace a previously released update.

Status


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

References


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