Is there a way to make IE 8 open in InPrivate browsing mode?
Short answer: Start IE8 with the -private switch.
Long answer: To create an icon on your desktop to directly start Internet Explorer in Private mode, follow these steps:
- Right click on the desktop, select New -> Shortcut
- Click Browse and navigate to c:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe, hit OK
- In the location box (which should now say "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe") add -private to the end of the line.
- Click Next
- Type a name like "Internet Explorer Private Mode"
- Click Finish