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Safari forwards to https
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Mac Elite
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Aug 15, 2013, 01:33 PM
So I put into the address bar in Safari 6.0.5 to log into a router that I need to configure at work. I get back: "Safari can't open the page ""

No wonder, this router is not listening on 443.

It seems that if you ever go to a secure IP address, Safari forces https the next time you enter the same IP in the address bar.

Any way around this (beside: "stop using Safari.")?
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Aug 15, 2013, 02:22 PM
Have you tried deleting your history?
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Aug 15, 2013, 11:11 PM
Sounds like it might be autocompleting the URL as you type it in. If so, clearing the history will definitely solve the problem.
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Aug 16, 2013, 05:11 AM
What happens if you explicitly type ?
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