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Currently I always get an error message (since one week!) trying to open the PayPal website with Google Chrome and I don't know why. FlashBlocker and AdBlockPlus are deactivated. v.20.0.1132.11 dev.

Error message:

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN">
<html><head>
<title>400 Bad Request</title>
</head><body>
<h1>Bad Request</h1>
**<p>Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand.<br />
Size of a request header field exceeds server limit.<br />**
<pre>
Cookie: Apache=10.190.8.170.1302997118916547; (cookie body removed due to privacy reasons)
</pre>
</p>
</body></html>
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This happens only in Chrome? Have you tried the stable version of Chrome (v19) instead of the dev one? –  Alex May 20 '12 at 15:16
    
I can't change to the stable version. See problem described here: superuser.com/questions/403966/… Or at least I didn't make the effort to follow the solution described, because I know no one who tested it and can confirm that it works without any data loss. –  grunwald2.0 Jun 11 '12 at 9:35

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With dev Chrome version, simply access the paypal web from the incognito Chrome window. No need for clearing cache and cookies as the problem will show up after some time anyway and you want your cookies and cache for other stuff.

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Clear your cache and cookies. That fixed it for me, temporarily. It still happens regularly and I have to go clear the data each time. I wish I could provide a more permanent fix.

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Confirming, this helps. –  Nowaker Jun 17 '12 at 23:06

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