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Windows 7: IE 10 Private browsing

18 Aug 2013   #1

windows 7 Home Premium
IE 10 Private browsing

My IE10 always starts in private browsing. It used to always start in and I would like to have back the way it was. Any assistance appreciated in advance.

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18 Aug 2013   #2
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise

Hello Tony,

If you wanted to have an IE InPrivate Browsing shortcut that always opens to, then you could use OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to create one with the target below.

"%ProgramFiles%\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" -private

Internet Explorer InPrivate Browsing Shortcut
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18 Aug 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

First check in the shortcut properties if you have -private at the end of the
Target: filed.

Name:  -private.jpg
Views: 4
Size:  118.6 KB

If you do and you don't want it to open in private, simply remove it.

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