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I can't seem to log in to StackExchange Chat; I've tried:

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Stack Overflow doesn't support beta browsers. If the problem can be replicated in a released version then it will be looked at. –  ChrisF Dec 27 '10 at 21:37

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Figured it out, it was because I had disabled sending the Referer header in Firefox. Not sure why the 404 error code was chosen for "missing Referer header", though...

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I'm investigating... –  Marc Gravell Dec 29 '10 at 10:48

The referer is required due to some shared internal processing to validate everything is happy between the sites. I have clarified the message the user sees for this scenario.

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I'm behind a nazi-proxy that strips that header out. Is there a workaround that enables me to use chat? For example, a URL param I can use to specify the stack I'm coming from? –  drxzcl Jul 26 '12 at 7:28
    
@Ranieri you can just go to the "site" tab? for example chat.stackexchange.com/… –  Marc Gravell Jul 26 '12 at 7:31
    
If I follow your link, I can see the char rooms associated with "bicycles". However, I'm not logged in ("Log In" in header). If i click on a chatroom, I access the chat but I can't participate because I am not logged in. If instead I click "log in" in the header I end up on the chat login page. "Log in with stackexchange" gives me the error "No referer was present - this may be due to a browser setting" (which is due to the naziproxy). Test and help page gives me the all-clear. –  drxzcl Jul 26 '12 at 7:45

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