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400 Bad File Request

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Definition: A 400 Bad File Request error can show up in a Web browser when a Web searcher:
  • types in a bad URL
  • tries to access a Web page that is not open to the general public without a password
  • types in the wrong information for the URL, i.e., a forward slash rather than a backward slash as part of the Web address

What you can do about a 400 Bad File Request: Check the URL carefully and try typing it in again. If that doesn't work, try navigating to the main (also known as the index page) part of the site and using a site search to find the page you were originally looking for. If the site does not offer a relevant site search option, you can use Google to search the site for the page you were looking for originally.

Also Known As: 400 Bad Request

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