Error - (404) Not Found

W. Schütz
  • W. Schütz

    W. Schütz - 2012-05-31


    Favicion download is great stuff!

    Most of my Icons got donwloadedhowever I do get always the following message when downloading Favicons:

    Download error

    Could not download favicon(s). This may be a temporary problem so you may want to try again later or post the contents of this error message on the KeePass Favicon Download forums at Technical information which may help diagnose the problem is listed below, you can copy it to your clipboard by just clicking on this message and pressing CTRL-C.
    ProtocolError: The remote server returned an error: (404) Not Found.: System.Net.HttpWebResponse

    Not troubel it did not work foe some of the sites. However: Do I really need to see this (does not even include a hint wich site?

    Kind regards

  • Steve De Long

    Steve De Long - 2013-02-15

    Getting the same error - any help would be appreciated - it has worked great in the past.  Does it have anything to do with a database move to dropbox?

  • coder82

    coder82 - 2013-03-14

    Simple Check: Add a "www." or even "http://www." to the URL.
    And remember to fill in the right field! Not only the title (which most likely is the same as the URL), but also really fill in the URL-field!!
    With both in mind, that worked out for me…

  • Luckyrat

    Luckyrat - 2013-04-09

    Version 1.7.1 will use a URL found in the title field if the URL field is not populated.

    You can download it here:

    It's important that we show that there was a problem. I agree that the reporting of exactly which entries were affected would be very helpful but it's just too much work at the moment (and has been for many years, although I'll gladly accept suitable pull requests on github if anyone ever implements this feature).

    It won't have anything to do with where your database is stored.

    Thanks, Chris

  • Luckyrat

    Luckyrat - 2013-07-28

    @Woody, you're right. The usual reason for this error is that the website does not have a favicon (as is the case with

    Sometimes new ways of loading favicons might be used on some websites but that is rare because that would mean that those favicons are not visible to older web browsers either.

  • Adamantus

    Adamantus - 2016-06-01

    This plugin seems to need a standard domain to work. So If you have something like it will fail because it can't do that subdomain. This is a bit of a limitation because most of the time we will use the url field for the login page url.

    As a workaround, just enter the standard url including http:// and then download the favicons. Afterwards change your url field back to the login page of the website you want to login at.


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