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How to enable Private Browsing in Chrome, Firefox, IE and Safari
  

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.

Google Chrome:

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.

Mozilla Firefox

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.

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Re: How to enable Private Browsing in Chrome, Firefox, IE and Safari

Internet Explorer 7:

If there is no extension for Internet Explorer that adds incognito browser, you can use the tiny Browzar software for your private sailing. The latter is indeed based on the engine's browser Internet Explorer 7. Browzar does not require installation.
  • First Download Browzar

  • Select a folder to save Browzar, C: \ Program Files \ Browzar for example, or on a USB key and then confirm with Save.

  • Once the download is complete, you can run Browzar double clicking the downloaded file BrowzarBlack2000.exe.

  • The history of sites visited, cookies, form data, files cached in Browzar, are not stored on your hard drive.

  • Thats it. Your browser is completely private.


Safari:

Like Google Chrome, Safari, Apple's browser has a default function incognito. This function preserves the time of a session, the privacy of your online activities. There is then stored: no cookies, no historic sites and downloads, no forms of information or research.
  • Launch Safari.

  • Click the Edit menu and then click Private Browsing.

  • Click the OK button.

  • The history of sites visited, cookies, form data, files cached, etc.. are not stored on your hard drive.

  • Now you can surf in Private mode on your Safari browser.
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Re: How to enable Private Browsing in Chrome, Firefox, IE and Safari

I went to the edit menu in safari and there was nothing called "Private Browsing." Is it different in different versions? I have 5.0.2, and I'm wondering how to enable private browsing? Thanks.
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Re: How to enable Private Browsing in Chrome, Firefox, IE and Safari

It is not under the Edit menu. It is in the home menu which appears when you click on Safari. The place where you can find about safari option. I am providing you a link below which will show you the place where it is located.

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enable Private Browsing in opera browser

If anyone wants to enable Private Browsing in opera browser then follow the below steps:
  • First of all right click the "New tab" button
  • After that just select: "New private tab"
  • And thus you will have a private tab that wont leave traces on your PC.
  • If you want to stop browsing private then just close the private tab you opened.
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How to enable Private Browsing in Internet Explorer 9

Follow the below method to enable Private Browsing in Internet Explorer 9, since it is not mentioned here, so for those who are using Internet Explorer 9 can use the same tactics, which will be helpful for them:
  1. First of all you need to go to Tools Icon, and then Safety > and from there Choose Inprivate Browsing. Thats it.
  2. Another solution, if you would like is to go to Tools Menu > Inprivate Browsing.
  3. Now, you will be able to see the following Browser that will display a new window like the below one:
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Re: How to enable Private Browsing in Chrome, Firefox, IE and Safari

That was nice info. But there is something you need to know more. The private browsing feature in Safari when enable still keeps the web track. Those are hidden are not visible directly. I show you the way to remove them completely. For that you will need to run certain commands from Mac Terminal. Go in Terminal and type - dscacheutil -cachedump -entries Host. In that you can see the sites which are still recorded. Then run - dscacheutil -flushcache and done. Your system cache is cleared up.
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Re: How to enable Private Browsing in Chrome, Firefox, IE and Safari

There is a very easy way to enable private browsing in Internet Explorer. Right click on the shortcut and click on properites. In the target box there is the full location of application. In the end just type -private and launch the browser. Internet Explorer will by default run in private mode. Or else for security you can use any proxy server on the web for annoymous surfing. There are number of free proxis.
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