If Firefox and Internet Explorer 7 have functions effective to purge all traces of your activities on the Net, neither browsers proposed mode for the duration of a session to browse without leaving traces.
Google Chrome and Safari have such a private browsing mode that records no information about your browsing: the history of pages visited, form data, the list of files downloaded ... are not recorded on your hard drive.
Thanks to free extensions, you can have a similar system of private browsing in Firefox 3 and Internet Explorer 7. Now learn how to exploit this incognito in Google Chrome, Firefox, IE 7 and Safari.
Chrome, Google web browser has a private browsing mode to remain incognito on the internet. Here is how to add private browsing in Chrome:
- Launch Google Chrome.
- Click Customize and control Google Chrome.
- In the menu that appears, click the Order New incognito window.
- A new window is open in incognito. Web pages visited in this window are not recorded in the history of navigation.
- When you close the incognito window, all new cookies are deleted.
- Note that you can both browse normally and in incognito mode, using two separate windows.
With the Firefox Distrust extension you can easily add an option for private browsing to Firefox:
- Run Firefox. Click on the Tools menu and then click Add-ons.
- In the search area of the Catalog tab, enter Distrust then click the magnifying glass.
- Then click the Add button to Firefox.
- Click the Install Now button.
- Click Restart Firefox to finish installing the extension. Finally close the window ons.
- When you want to start a private browsing session, go to the Tools menu and select Start Distrust Session.
- You can also click on the icon representing an eye on the bottom right of the window.
- A green cross on the eye tells you that Firefox will not record any trace of browsing.
- To exit the private browsing mode and return to normal mode, go to the Tools menu and select End Session Distrust or click again on the icon of an eye.