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Is there a way (except click-right → Open Link in Incognito Window) to make Google Chrome open all links in an incognito window from normal browsing mode?

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Alt+Shift + Click on Link

Figured this out by just playing around with chrome

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Could you source this? I've read both the Windows and Linux Chrome keyboard shortcuts and found nothing in regards to that shortcut. Could you be using an extension to that effect? –  Doktoro Reichard May 9 at 2:24
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Sorry, but it’s not working for me. Not on Mac anyway. –  Alex May 9 at 5:36
    
I did not know about this. Very useful thanks, +1 –  Devid May 9 at 10:47
    
Not working for me. Alt+shift+click on link just opened in a new window same as what Shift+click would do. –  d-coder 19 hours ago

I am not sure if you can suddenly switch all links to open in incognito mode, but extensions like Ghost Incognito will ensure that some links always open in incognito mode, this defeats the purpose of incognito mode.
incognito button and Incognito Tab switch will help you switch your current tabs to incognito mode.

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Since Shakehar beat me to it, I'll offer an alternative if using Windows OS: Launch Chrome it in incognito mode!

Create a Google Chrome shortcut on the desktop. Rename the shortcut to something useful. Right click on the shortcut and select Properties. On the Target box add "–incognito" to the end of program path.

That's it. To launch Chrome, double click this icon. You can also use Windows to make a global shortcut from the same properties Window :)

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Except OP specifically stated they wanted to open incognito links from normal browsing mode. –  Al E. Jan 10 '13 at 14:16

I know this is old but I wanted to do the same thing and could not find the answer anywhere so I decided to post my solution.

Note that all links launched from a shell command will be in incognito, original chrome desktop shortcut etc still launch chrome in standard mode.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ChromeHTML\shell\open\command]
@="\"C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Google\\Chrome\\Application\\chrome.exe\" --incognito -- \"%1\" "
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