I told Chrome not to save my proxy password, thinking that, this way, it would ask me for the password every time I launch it, but this is not happening. How can Google Chrome authenticate me even if it didn't save my proxy password?

  • @Ramhound no, no authentication asked by any browser... – user1301428 Dec 12 '12 at 13:19
  • @Ramhound no, because I told the other browsers to store my proxy password – user1301428 Dec 12 '12 at 15:48
  • @Ramhound why do you say I am not willing to help? I am trying to understand what's happening like yourself and I've been replying to all your questions. Anyway, thanks for your help and for the downvote :) – user1301428 Dec 12 '12 at 16:59

Depending on the proxy server being used, some can store 'sessions' that rely on the MAC address used to authenticate - so when the same mac address is requesting access it is already in the cache of authenticated users.

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    Yes, I think this is the explanation, I wouldn't be able to explain it otherwise :) – user1301428 Dec 12 '12 at 13:19

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