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Chrome keeps redirecting from port 80 to 81

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Chrome keeps redirecting from port 80 to 81 ferconsigli 4/24/11 12:23 AM
Google Chrome version (type about:version into the address bar):
Google Chrome        10.0.648.205 (Build oficial 81283)
WebKit        534.16 (branches/chromium/648@81505)
User agent        Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US) AppleWebKit/534.16 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/10.0.648.205 Safari/534.16
Línea de comandos        chrome --disable-extensions --flag-switches-begin --flag-switches-end

Operating System: Windows 7 x64
Extensions installed: tested with all extensions disabled and also running Chrome with --disable-extensions pragma

My wifi router at my house runs web configuration interface at When I connect my notebook to another wifi router which runs web interface on port 80, I just can't access the web interface with Chrome because although I write in the address bar, Chrome tries to load and I get the "Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to" message. I always have had to use Firefox to enter those routers' web interface because there's no way to do it with Chrome. I admit I haven't tried erasing history, but I guess that should not be the solution.

I tried to reproduce the same issue with ports 5801 and 5800 and it doesn't occur, so apparently it's some thing specifically with port 80.