Animated GIF files do not play or loop correctly in 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

On some websites, animated GIF files show corrupted content, and they do not play all frames. 

Resolution

Update information

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

For technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, go to the following Microsoft website:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/current.aspxNote This update was first included in security update 2969262.

For more information about security update 2969262, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2969262 MS14-035: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer: June 10, 2014

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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