This issue occurs after you install MS15-079: Description of the security update for Internet Explorer: August 11, 2015 (3078071).
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 MS15-124: Security update for Internet Explorer: December 8, 2015 (3104002).
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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