Bug ID 528424: IE11 on Windows 10 doesn't show tooltips/toast notifications when Network Access changes state

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP APM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.0, 12.1.1, 12.1.2, 12.1.3,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6

Opened: Jun 17, 2015

Severity: 3-Major


Tooltips/Toast notification are not displayed when Network Access changes state (Connect, Disconnect, Reconnect, etc). Beginning with Microsoft Windows 8, tooltips are replaced by Toast Notifications; Windows does not convert tooltips to toast notification for F5 WebComponent in Windows 10.


User is not notified about state change.


The problem occurs under these conditions: Internet Explorer 11. Windows 10. Networks Access changes state.


To enable tooltips, in Group Policy change this setting: "User Configuration \ Administrative Templates \ Start Menu and Taskbar \ Disable showing balloon notifications as toasts" to Enable.

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips