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Why do so many links cause "400 Bad Request" errors

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Why do so many links cause "400 Bad Request" errors

When clicking links that show up in many news stories on my MyYahoo page, I get the following:

Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand.

Size of a request header field exceeds server limit.

Cookie: B=a64eva95pbep3&b=4&d=MT_CzoVpYEKok6Wxn9eYnrePh7iVyZwLBswKhQ--&s=mi&i=5Nt7PZCgn.NWgaMdwxsf; YLS=v=1&

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Re: Why do so many links cause "400 Bad Request" errors

That issue can be caused by corrupted cookies.

Clear the cache and the cookies from sites that cause problems.

"Clear the Cache":

  • Tools > Options > Advanced > Network > Offline Storage (Cache): "Clear Now"

"Remove Cookies" from sites causing problems:

  • Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies: "Show Cookies"