Windowed select element doesn't contain any OPTION element when it is added to the DOM feature in Internet Explorer 11

Applies to: Internet Explorer 11

Symptoms


This issue occurs when you set the value of the FEATURE_USE_WINDOWEDSELECTCONTROL registry entry to 1 in the following registry path to enable the Windowed SELECT control instead of the Windowless SELECT control:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN\FeatureControl\FEATURE_USE_WINDOWEDSELECTCONTROL
Note For an x86-based system, remove the Wow6432Node part from the registry path.

Resolution


To fix this issue, 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 the MS17-006: Description of the security update for Internet Explorer: March 14, 2017.

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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