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removal of a firefox option or feature

In previous versions of Firefox it was possible to simply remove a single file from Firefox source to disable private browsing entirely (compile without that option). In higher version(s) it does not ...
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Chrome extension: Cannot disable in incognito mode

I have recently installed the Chrome extension "PasswordBox", however I am not able to disable it in incognito. As you can see on the image below the checkbox "Allow in incognito" is grayed out for ...
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Can I have a semi-incognito mode for chrome?

For those of you who don't know, when you enter incognito mode, chrome uses a "temporary" cookie list. It will not read or write to the normal one. On exit of all incognito tabs, the cookies are ...
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Cannot switch between regular and incognito mode in Metro Google Chrome on Windows 8

I have a problem with Google Chrome in Metro mode on Windows 8. The button on the top right corner to switch between the incognito session and the existing session is not working. How do I fix this?
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Is it possible to start a “Private Tab” vs a “Private Window” in Firefox 20?

I use Firefox 20 on my Nexus 7 tablet and under Linux. This is my desktop browser string: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:20.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/20.0 On the tablet, it is possible to open ...
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Force Firefox to start a private session in the current window

I noticed that in the latest versions of Firefox when I open a private browsing session, it is always started in a new window, rather than in the current one. I don't use this feature extensively ...
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Is there a way to open an incognito tab as oppose to a incognito window in Chrome?

I know I can open an incognito window using Ctrl+Shift+N. You can not combine an incognito tab with the rest of "normal tabs". Is there a method/extension that allows me to do this?
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Open links in private browsing (incognito) window automatically in Chrome

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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How to access (In)Private Browsing/Incognito Mode in Metro IE/Firefox/Chrome?

As the title says, what is the easiest/quickest way to enter Private Browsing mode in the Metro/Modern UI versions of the browsers listed?
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Session state when laptop battery dies while using private/incognito mode of browser

If I'm using the privacy mode of a web browser and the battery dies, what happens to my session? I haven't got my charger and the laptop just died on me. When I turn it back on will I be able to ...
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Is it possible to see if someone used Private Browsing in Firefox?

I guess I would not be able to see what was done, but I would like to know if it was used. This is a one time case and I have not done any logging and don't expect to have to look this up any time in ...
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Force Private browsing

Is there a way to force private browsing in Safari 5 on a Mac?