How to Always Start your Microsoft Internet Explorer in Private Browsing mode

Follow these easy steps to start your Microsoft Internet Explorer always in Private Browsing mode.

  1. Open the shortcut properties by Right Click on the shortcut icon.
  2. This icon may found in Taskbar (May Right Click again) or Desktop or Startmenu.
  3. Click Shortcut Tab in the Properties window.
  4. In the Target box, it will show the actual executable file location.
  5. Add the following at the end of the Target location.
  6. Target location may end up with iexplore.exe. put a space and add -private (Single hyphen).
  7. Click Ok button to close the properties window.
  8. Now your Microsoft Internet Explorer will always open in Private Browsing mode.
  9. If you want to revert, just go to the shortcut properties just before and remove that -private, and leave the rest in the Target box.