Version 10.9.18.1

Changes:




Version 10.9.8.1

Changes:




Version 10.7.31.1

Changes:

  • Restored quirks mode behavior for pop-up windows as changing that functionality was causing problems with some existing web sites



Version 10.7.29.1

Changes:

  • Implemented support for loading dialog windows with IE Tab instead of IE. This fixes cookie sharing issues with windows opened from showModalDialog
  • Fixed an issue where pop-up windows were being displayed in quirks mode



Version 10.7.7.1

Changes:

  • Fixed an issue with page layout on some high-DPI systems



Version 10.6.21.1

Changes:

  • Added support for session sharing between tabs. So you no longer have to re-authenticate on sites that use session cookies
  • Fixed an issue where newly opened tabs were always opened last instead of right after the current tab
  • Improved process model to better enable shared processes when opening pop-ups
  • Fixed a bug where a pop-up could not always be refreshed / reloaded
  • Added more robust process dump capabilities for troubleshooting
  • Improved startup performance by making better use of a shared "worker" process



Version 10.5.10.1

Changes:

  • Fixed a bug where window.close() would sometimes fail to close a popup
  • Fixed a problem where some pages are not visible when they are first loaded in IE Tab



Version 10.4.24.1

Changes:

  • Fixed a problem where some FORM posts were failing when using the custom "X-IETab" header option
  • Fixed a problem where Sharepoint Online could not launch client applications on Windows 8 and Windows 10
  • Updated language descriptions to include more information about the need for the IE Tab Helper



Version 10.3.32.1

Changes:

  • Added support for BACK/FWD button behavior when navigating within IFRAMEs
  • Reverted the pointer events change which was causing problems on some sites (like UPS)



Version 10.3.26.1

Changes:

  • Fixed a bug where pointer events wouldn't work with some frameworks (e.g. Dojo.js)



Version 10.2.24.1

Changes:

  • Removed a beep / click that was happening on every click or page load
  • Fixed a bug where the Chrome address bar might not accept keyboard input after loading a page in IE Tab



Version 10.2.14.1

Changes:

  • Added a new "Open in New Tab" feature
  • Fixed a bug where window.open was sensitive to whitespace in the options string
  • Added support for location=no in the window.open options
  • Fixed an issue where onkeydown was sometimes not called when keyboard encryption was enabled



Version 10.1.11.1

Changes:

  • Added a feature that allows pop-up windows to post messages back to opener windows that are opened in Chrome



Version 9.12.16.1

Changes:

  • Added a feature that allows you to specify that some URLs should be opened directly in Internet Explorer itself. Particularly helpful for file:// URLs that you want to open in explorer.exe instead of IE Tab



Version 9.11.21.1

Changes:

  • Added a feature that forces a new instance of the IE Tab Helper when a URL has a compatibility mode that does not match the current process



Version 9.11.16.1

Changes:

  • Added a workaround for a regression in the Chrome Beta that would prevent IE Tab from updating the IE Tab Helper



Version 9.11.7.1

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 11/7/16
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 11/7/16

Changes:

  • Implemented a feature that routes Chrome's "Print" button to print the IE page instead of the Chrome window
  • Fixed a bug where 'Never open auto url exceptions' was sometimes ignored for pop-up windows



Version 9.10.21.1

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 10/21/16
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 10/21/16

Changes:

  • Added a feature that allows you to set a compatibility mode per URL using Auto URLs
  • Added a feature that enables IE Tab to include an X-IETab request header with every request



Version 9.10.5.1

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 10/5/16
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 10/6/16

Changes:

  • Fixed a display bug on some high DPI systems (particularly Surface devices) that was caused by a regression in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update



Version 9.9.18.1

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 9/18/16
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 9/18/16

Changes:

  • Changed pop-up behavior so clicking on the 'X' would not close the pop-up
  • Added diagnostic support for displaying all Chrome window properties



Version 9.9.14.1

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 9/14/16
Enterprise edition status: Not yet deployed

Changes:

  • Fixed a bug that prevented Chrome-hosted pop-ups from self-closing
  • Fixed a bug that was causing focus confusion when clicking out of the IE Tab window



Version 9.9.2.1

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 9/1/16
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 9/1/16

Changes:

  • Fixed a regression which could cause a crash when pop-ups are closed
  • This resulted in a reversion of the fix for pop-ups being stranded as we re-assess the bug with the previous fix



Version 9.9.1.1

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 9/1/16
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 9/1/16

Changes:

  • Fixed an issue where bookmarked pages weren't loading when Chrome wasn't already loaded
  • Fixed a bug that prevented Chrome-hosted pop-ups from self-closing
  • Enabled high-DPI scaling to more accurately match the behavior of Internet Explorer 8+



August 3, 2016

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 8/3/16
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 8/3/16

Changes:

  • Enable WER for better crash detection and analysis
  • Added support for the beforeunload event (an optional feature, not enabled by default for legacy reasons)
  • Added support for builds that do not have a browser action



July 13, 2016

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 7/13/16

Changes:

  • Added support for displaying the current site's favicon instead of the IE Tab favicon
  • Added enterprise support for supplying HKCU registry settings
  • Added support for close notifications in the controller script
  • Fixed a bug where the options page would not work after the extension was reloaded



June 7, 2016

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 6/7/16
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 6/8/16

Changes:

  • Helper updated to version 9.6.7.1
  • Added Sharepoint direct editing support to consumer edition
  • Fixed a bug where controller scripts could fail with long path names
  • Added support for loading controller scripts from HKEY_CURRENT_USER



June 20, 2016

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 6/20/16

Changes:

  • Added support for accessing the web store API for license verification



June 7, 2016

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 6/7/16
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 6/8/16

Changes:

  • Helper updated to version 9.6.7.1
  • Added Sharepoint direct editing support to consumer edition
  • Fixed a bug where controller scripts could fail with long path names
  • Added support for loading controller scripts from HKEY_CURRENT_USER



May 24, 2016

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 5/24/16
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 5/24/16

Changes:

  • Helper updated to version 9.5.24.1
  • Fixed a bug where Sharepoint 2013 documents might not open on Windows 10
  • Fixed a bug that was blocking the ScriptX control from working



May 2, 2016

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 5/2/16
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 5/2/16

Changes:

  • Helper updated to version 9.5.2.1
  • Fixed a bug where local settings were being deleted when enterprise settings were refreshed



April 22, 2016

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 4/22/16
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 4/22/16

Changes:

  • Helper updated to version 9.4.22.1
  • Added developer features to the console window, including error logging and the ability to execute in-page code. Learn more here: Developer Tools



April 11, 2016

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 4/11/16
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 4/11/16

Changes:

  • Helper updated to version 9.4.11.1
  • Fixed a bug with Auto URLs with '?' in them
  • Added some debug diagnostic integration



April 7, 2016

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 4/7/16
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 4/7/16

Changes:

  • Helper updated to version 9.4.7.1
  • Added support for cookie synchronization



February 17, 2016

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 2/17/16
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 2/17/16

Changes:

  • Helper updated to version 9.2.17.1
  • Fixed a problem where IE Tab windows were not visible on Windows 8 or Windows 10 in Developer or Canary builds of Chrome



February 12, 2016

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 2/12/16
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 2/12/16

Changes:

  • Helper updated to version 9.2.12.1
  • Added diagnostic dump capability for finding the source of page errors



January 20, 2016

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 1/20/16
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 1/21/16

Changes:

  • Extension updated to version 9.1.20.1
  • Helper updated to version 9.1.20.1
  • Implemented window.external to avoid script errors.
  • Fixed issue where the Chrome authentication prompt could be hidden by the IE Tab window.
  • Improved back button behavior which would sometimes require multiple clicks.
  • Changed "Only open Auto URLs" behavior to allow about:blank.
  • Fixed "Only open Auto URLs" for file:// URLs.
  • Fixed issue where keyboard might not work after the IE Tab window is closed.



November 26, 2015

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 11/26/15.
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 11/27/15.

Changes:

  • Extension updated to version 8.11.26.1.
  • Helper updated to version 8.11.26.1.
  • Fixed a bug where Sharepoint download files could cause the IE Tab Helper to crash when the Sharepoint DirectInvoke feature is enabled.
  • Fixed a bug where the IE Tab Helper was using a case-sensitive Auto URL check. This could lead to infinite redirects when using the "Only open Auto URLs" option.
  • Fixed a bug where pop-ups could fail when the "Never open Auto URL Exceptions" feature was enabled.



November 14, 2015

Consumer edition status: Deployed on 11/14/15
Enterprise edition status: Deployed on 11/19/15

Changes:

  • Extension updated to version 8.11.14.1.
  • Helper updated to version 8.11.14.1.
  • Fixed a bug where users were not able to type in Chrome after clicking out of IE Tab.
  • Enabled 'script url mitigation' by default, which impacts javascript: URLs. This feature has been on by default in IE since IE 7, but it was not on by default in IE Tab. We provided an option to disable this feature from the options page (or via GPO) if it is causing compatibility issues.
  • The script url mitigation change fixes some pop-up issues in Sharepoint.
  • Added support for spellcheck in Windows 8 or greater.
  • Added a new feature that can force Auto URL exceptions to exit IE Tab.
  • Added more diagnostic information to the options page.
  • Group Policy templates updated to include the three new features.
  • Enterprise installer ietabhelper.msi updated to include the new helper version 8.11.14.1