Microsoft Edge JS encoding issue


In a nutshell, when I test in MS Edge, Ember doesn’t load. (It works well in all other browsers.)

When I check the console, I see this:

When I try requesting the javascript files directly using Edge, I see gobbledegook as if there is an encoding issue.

Note, I’m using ember deploy, and the js files reside on cloudfront. To test I’m using virtualbox on Mac OS. The windows 10 Edge image from

I’m just looking for help on what to do. Is there anything I can do? Is this a bug with Edge? Ember? Or ember deploy?


I tested in Edge on Browserstack, and it looks fine there. So the issue lies with the virtualbox image.

I will bring it up over there. Thanks for the views :wink: