Firefox 3.1: Automatically Start in Private Browsing Mode

Posted November 26, 2008 by Rob Rogers in Mozilla Firefox

Private Browsing allows you to surf the web without recording a history of the sites visited and without saving any information about the session. If Firefox is to be installed on a public computer, then starting it in Private Browsing mode is a must.

1. Open Firefox 3.1.

2. In the Location Bar, input about:config.

3. Click to get past the warning message that appears.

4. Locate the Preference Name browser.privatebrowsing.autostart.

5. Double-click the preference and change the value to true.

The next time you open Firefox, it will be in Private Browsing mode.


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Once a prolific author here on Tech-Recipes, Rob has moved on to greener pastures.
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