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Windows 7: IE won't start using -private parameter


16 Sep 2013   #1

Win 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 
IE won't start using -private parameter

A shortcut with this target WORKS (IE starts when clicked):
"C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"
but the same shortcut edited to include -private will NOT launch IE when clicked:
"C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe" -private
remove the parameter to verify that's the only change and try again, launches IE:
"C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"

Also tried starting from the C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer folder.

What could be the problem? This worked several days ago.

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16 Sep 2013   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Will it launch from a command prompt window?

Perhaps this tool will help:
SF IE Restorator - Troubleshooting General Issues with IE
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16 Sep 2013   #3

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

Not sure which version your using or your Security suite you have installed please fill in the blanks,
Also see what this does,
Use No Add-ons mode/ Click the Start button and type in the search box,
Internet explorer
Click on the suggestion (No Add-ons) or it’s located at,
Start/ All programs/ Accessories folder/ System tools folder/ No add-ons.
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/manage-add-ons#ie=ie-10-win-7
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-IN/windows7/How-to-manage-add-ons-in-Internet-Explorer-9
If using ie10 the first link will apply to ie9 as well,
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/ie-crashes-stops-working#ie=ie-10-win-7

Where did ie 64 bit version go,
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ieinternals/archive/2012/03/23/understanding-ie10-enhanced-protected-mode-network-security-addons-cookies-metro-desktop.aspx


http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/280434-internet-explorer-10-enable-32-bit-64-bit-ie10-windows-7-a.html#post2312336
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