How to enable private mode internet browsing

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The web browser stores your browsing history locally all sites that you have visited. The browsing history includes, the name of the website you visited, cookies from websites, passwords that you have saved, history of all downloaded files and search history. You must need a mechanism to enable private mode internet browsing which do not keep any browsing history upon exit.

There are couple of advantages keeping browser history in locale browser cache. It reduces the load time as your web pages are cashed. The cookies help in autocomplete and auto login allowed by saved account credentials. Auto suggestions for the websites are populated in the address bar of those you had frequently visited.

On the other side of the window you have certain disadvantages with respect to security and privacy. Your browsing history is visible to people who are also users of the same computer. In this case your passwords, auto fill data, cookies and history of visited websites are openly accessible.

Enable private mode internet browsing:

Platform: Windows
All popular web browsers provided a special feature which allows user to surf internet in private mode. In private mode, all your browsing history will be cleared once web browser is closed and your browsing history will never be stored locally.
In this article you will learn how to enable private mode web browsing using Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox.

Normally, when you are browsing a web page, your PC request the IP address for that website from default DNS server. This information is cashed locally on your computer to speed up the future access to the that web page. This is even true when you are in private browsing mode.

1

Internet Explorer:

In Internet Explorer window, click on menu Tools and select InPrivate Browsing menu item. This will open new Internet Explorer Window in private mode.

How to enable private mode internet browsing
Here is your Internet Explorer browser in private mode.
How to enable private mode internet browsing
Also read how to enable private mode internet browsing by default in Internet Explorer.

2

Google Chrome:

In Google Chrome browser window, click on the Customize and control Google Chrome menu which is located at the top right corner of the browser and select New incognito window menu item. This will open new Google Chrome window in incognito mode and enables private browsing.

How to enable private mode internet browsing
Here is your Internet Explorer browser in private mode.
How to enable private mode internet browsing
Also read how to enable private mode internet browsing by default in Google Chrome.

3

Mozilla Firefox:

In Mozilla Firefox window, click on menu which is located at the top right corner of the browser and select and select New Private Window. This will open new Firefox window in private mode.


Here is your Firefox browser in private mode.

Also read how to enable private mode internet browsing by default in Mozilla Firefox.

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