I apologize if this has already been dealt with here; I spent an hour searching and came up empty.
I have a simple .htaccess file controlling access to a folder. It works perfectly in Firefox, Safari and IE and produces the username/password dialog as it should. Been working for years.
Today a user complained that it doesn't work with Chrome.
Yep; when using Chrome, I get no dialog box; instead I get this message: [an error occurred while processing this directive] back from the browser. I suspect it's a setting in Chrome but can't find anything there. BTW the .htaccess file was generated here on the BlueHost control panel.
You can try it yourself; in Chrome, go to www.hunterscrossing.net and click the "Neighborhood Directory" tab. Try another browser and you'll see it works fine.