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HTTP Browser Basic Access Authentication Credentials in Link

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This works in most browsers but NOT Internet Explorer:
http://username:password@example.com/

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How can I pass a username and password to Internet Explorer in a URL?
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Microsoft made that change because of the threat for spoofed URLs. Here's the knowledge base article on it: Internet Explorer does not support user names and passwords in Web site addresses (HTTP or HTTPS URLs)
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