HTTP authentication not working in enhanced protected mode

Won’t fix Issue #101533


Apr 27, 2014
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Steps to reproduce

Repro Steps:

  • Enhanced Protected Mode must be enabled in IE 11
  • The webserver has to be in a different network.
  • The webserver must ask for HTTP authentication.
  1. Open the webserver root in IE 11 (for example “http//”)
  2. Enter correct credentials
  3. Enter correct credentials

Expected Results:

When receiving 401 Unauthorized the browser should ask for username and password and then send an authenticated request to the web server.

Actual Results:


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    Comments and activity

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Forbes H.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Forbes H.” to “IPBS P.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “Won’t fix”

      Changed Assigned To from “IPBS P.” to “Ximing Z.”

      Changed Steps to Reproduce

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