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I think it used to, but am not sure if it still does. (does Chrome use WinInet.DLL on Windows?) Does anyone know, definitively, and if it doesn't use it anymore, which version did it change on? I'm on a conf call trying to troubleshoot connectivity with an app that uses WinInet. Connectivity test (painting the WSDL) works with Chrome but not IE. Thanks!

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You might find what you need here: chromium.org/developers/design-documents/network-stack It does look like they still use the winInet for proxy resolution: chromium.org/developers/design-documents/network-stack/… –  MaddHacker May 28 '12 at 14:29

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You could use Dependecy Walker to determine this.

It doesn't seem to directly reference wininet.dll.

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But, sooner or later, it'll be somewhere in the tree:

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Chrome does not use WinInet. I just attached the debugger to chrome.exe and no wininet.dll in the loaded modules.

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It is on my system, using Process Explorer a file handle search for Wininet.dll shows many Chrome instances. –  Luke Puplett Sep 23 at 7:13

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