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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.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
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
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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.
If using ie10 the first link will apply to ie9 as well,

Where did ie 64 bit version go,
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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