IE page is unresponsive while waiting for the content to fully load

Issue #1015468


Oct 30, 2014
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

open a heavy page like and the like. immediately start scrolling mouse wheel. If your connection is congested the scrolling will be jerky if would happen at all, elements wont react to clicks.
It happens on a good desktop with 12G ram (lot’s of it free) and 3Ghz 4-core processor (mostly idle).

Expected Results:

I’d expect smooth scrolling, so I can read the content without waiting for extra content such as that video add on the side to load.

Actual Results:

Dev Channel specific:


The captured ETL trace is from

User sees 2-3 second delay (white page) when things load … The user sees spinning donut and tries to either mouse scroll or drag the scroll bar … nothing happens.


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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Rico M.”

      Changed Steps to Reproduce

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Rico M.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed”

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