Why is IE11 not functional?
Try to push handlers into the onclick attribute, or instead of href for links use data-href, and in href just put the anchor # so that there is no transition. By the way, the jQuery version may also play a role, for older browsers the 1st version of jQuery is recommended, but not the 2nd or 3rd.
And yet, there are two ways to cancel an event, try the first option just in case:
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