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Can't type into input fields in desktop version of IE 11

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    N. Calif
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    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 Pro (tablet), W10 (laptop)

    Can't type into input fields in desktop version of IE 11


    I upgraded my laptop to Win 8.1 a few days ago and everything seemed to be working fine. I ran into an issue today using the desktop version of IE 11 where I can type text into the address bar but if I select a field on a web page, I am not able to type text into it. I normally use FireFox as my browser and it works fine (as does Chrome). If I bring up the Metro version of IE 11, I can enter text fine.

    Anybody got any ideas how to fix this? It's not a big deal since I rarely use IE but it bugs me now that I know about it. I just checked on a netbook I upgraded and don't see the issue there.

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  2. #2


    N. Calif
    Posts : 2,587
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 Pro (tablet), W10 (laptop)


    No suggestions?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Can't type into input fields in desktop version of IE 11
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