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How to Enable Private Browsing

by Mike BensonUpdated September 28, 2017

Most popular Web browsers now offer a private browse option. Its purpose is to prevent the browser from storing information regarding your browsing history. This is especially beneficial when you are using a public computer because it eliminates confidential data being stored on the machines log.

Internet Explorer 8+

Open Internet Explorer.

Click on “Safety.”

Select “InPrivate Browsing” from the menu. A new window opens and states you are now in InPrivate Browsing mode.

Mozilla Firefox 3.1+

Open Mozilla Firefox.

Click on “Tools.”

Select “Start Private Browsing.”

Click the “Start Private Browsing” button on the confirmation dialog.

Google Chrome

Open Google Chrome.

Click on “Tools.”

Click on “New Incognito Window.” You are now browsing privately within the new window.

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