ZDNet Take-Over Ads cause Edge to hang, resulting in Edge being unable to scroll the page without it going blank

Not reproducible Issue #11416982

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Author
Bryan C.
Created
Mar 27, 2017
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This issue is public.
Found in
  • Microsoft Edge
Found in build #
15.15063
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Reported by 1 person

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Steps to reproduce

Open this page:
http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-spring-fling-is-another-new-surface-device-category-coming/

Try to scroll the page. The take-over / video ads never really seem to finish loading and the page never scrolls properly without going totally blank.

Works fine with the same ads in Chrome and Firefox.

Ads are for Microsoft, so… a tad ironic.

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Steven K.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Rick J.”

      Changed Status to “Not reproducible”

    • Doesn’t repro for me, maybe they’re serving different ads today. We currently observe similar scrolling performance in Firefox an Chrome. Content does have a huge impact on site performance.

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