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Windows 7: Internet Explorer InPrivate Browsing Enable or Disable

08 Feb 2010   #19
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Internet Explorer InPrivate Browsing Enable or Disable

How to Enable or Disable Internet Explorer InPrivate Browsing


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My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Jan 2012   #20
reecy1986

To many to list
 
 

i will do it tomorrow as I won't have time to do it today but I will let you know if the inplace install works, Thanks for your help.
Dan

My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Jan 2012   #21
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're welcome Dan. I hope it goes smoothly and works properly afterwards.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Mar 2012   #22
Cosm0

windows 7 enterprise x64
 
 

This is really great.
The menu option is GONE nice
The short cut ctrl-shift+p does NOT work any more. Really nice.

But if I type about:inpraivate in the adressbar, I get an InPrivate session just the same. NOT so nice.

What do we do now? Were our efforts in vain?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Jan 2013   #23
needhelp2013

Windows 8
 
 
context menu (right-click) menu

This worked great but the option is still viewable (granted greyed out) on the context menu. Is there any way to remove it from the menu? I'm using Windows 8 and IE 10.

Thanks!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Jan 2013   #24
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello needhelp2013, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Not that I'm aware of. When disabled, it just grays it out and prevents IE from being able to open in inprivate mode.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Jan 2013   #25
needhelp2013

Windows 8
 
 

Do you have any information on the issue Cosm0 raised on Mar 2012?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Jan 2013   #26
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Cosm0 View Post
This is really great.
The menu option is GONE nice
The short cut ctrl-shift+p does NOT work any more. Really nice.

But if I type about:inprivate in the adressbar, I get an InPrivate session just the same. NOT so nice.

What do we do now? Were our efforts in vain?
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by needhelp2013 View Post
Do you have any information on the issue Cosm0 raised on Mar 2012?
Sorry I missed your post Cosm0.

about:inprivate only displays information about InPrivate browsing, and does not actually open IE in it.
Internet Explorer InPrivate Browsing Enable or Disable-about-inprivate.jpg
Only when you see the blue InPrivate box to the left of the address bar in IE like below is when you are in it.



My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #27
hairyg

Windows 8 32 bit
 
 

Is there a way to remove inprivate browsing but still let the user think it's working?

In Firefox we used to just delete the in private browsing file and the user would click on "in private" and think they were using it but it really wasn't working. Now the group uses IE and we've upgraded to Windows 7 from XP.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #28
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Hairy, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Sorry, but when InPrivate Browsing has been disabled it's option will be grayed out.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 May 2013   #29
hairyg

Windows 8 32 bit
 
 

Thanks - guess disabling it is no longer an option for our group.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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