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When I try to login into our Thomson SpeedTouch router using IE8, I get the following error :

HTTP/1.0 401 Authorization Required

The prompt act like I have typed a wrong password, it work fine using Firefox and Telnet.

Im not the only one, I can see someone else on yahoo answers

IE8 does not support HTTP 1.0 ? or its a bug ? or what ?

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things i have tried: there is a couple of boxes under advanced settings (use http 1.1...) they dont make differences – user8228 Dec 1 '09 at 17:12
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You need to disable digest authentication on your router. Telnet into the router and enter:

[ system config digestauth=disabled ]
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thanks a million – user8228 Dec 2 '09 at 8:41

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