There are times when you don’t want to leave a trace of web browsing history on your computer. There could be many reasons of doing this like you are using internet on someone else computer, checking your account at an internet cafe, you have a fear that their might be a chance of leaving sensitive data behind in temporary internet files(in your company). No matter what’s your motive behind it, InPrivate browsing may be just what you needed.
What is InPrivate Browsing?
InPrivate Browsing is a browsing mode which allows user to stop browser from saving your browsing history, username, passwords, cookies, and temporary internet files to better protect your privacy. In this mode browser automatically don’t save or wipe out the entire browsing and search history.
InPrivate Browsing now becoming basic need for security due to rapid increase of online threats. So, having atleast one browser default settings InPrivate can prove handy.
How to make browsers Permanently InPrivate by default
You can start InPrivate Browsing session in Internet explorer by either using tools menu or pressing ctrl+shift+p. To make this browsing mode default you have to
1. Right-click on your desktop, select “Shortcut” to create a new shortcut.
2.Type the following command and then click on Next: “%ProgramFiles%\Internet Explorer\iexplore” -private.
3. Name the shortcut “Internet Explorer (Private)” or leave it like that, as you wish and click “Finish”. Now every time you will Launch Internet Explorer by double-clicking this shortcut it will open in private browsing by default.
You can start InPrivate Browsing session in Mozilla firefox by pressing ctrl+shift+p. To make Private browsing mode default you have to
1. Type “about:config” in Firefox address bar.
2. Click on “I’ll be careful, I promise ! ”
3. In filter type “private” and select “browser.privatebrowsing.autostart” option
4. Double click on that option to make it true.
To make Private browsing mode default in Google Chrome you have to
1. Create a Chrome browser shortcut anywhere on your desktop.
2. Now right click on the browser shortcut and click on Properties.
3. Add –incognito at the end of the path.
4. you can confirm that you are in Private Browsing Mode by noticing this Icon.
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