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Update to improve the top-level domain list of Internet Explorer 8, Internet Explorer 9, and Internet Explorer 10

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This article describes an update to the top-level domain (TLD) list of Windows Internet Explorer 8, Windows Internet Explorer 9, and Internet Explorer 10. 

This update contains the following improvements:
  • Adds the following two-letter top-level domains and two-letter second-level domains to the TLD list:
  • Removes the "" domain from the TLD list.
  • Two-letter domain names (xx.yy) are considered as public domains by Internet Explorer, unless they belong to the TLD list. The TLD list contains exceptions for certain two-letter domain names that are considered as private.
  • The TLD list enables Internet Explorer to set cookies for the two-letter domain that are included.

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More Information

Security update information

To install this update, install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To do this, go to the following Microsoft website:
  • This update was first included in the following security update:
    2792100  MS13-009: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer: February 12, 2013
  • For more technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, go to the following Microsoft websites:

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For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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Article Info
Article ID : 2809410
Revision : 1
Created on : 1/7/2017
Published on : 2/12/2013
Exists online : False
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