An empty DOM TextNode object isn't deleted as expected when you use the innerHTML = "" element in Internet Explorer 11, Instead, the TextNode object remains in DOM.
Note A TextNode object contains text is deleted by this method.
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 MS16-037: Security update for Internet Explorer: April 12, 2016.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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