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How to Activate InPrivate Browsing Mode in Internet Explorer 10

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How to Activate InPrivate Browsing Mode in Internet Explorer 10

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This tutorial was last updated on December 5, 2012.

As more of our daily activities - such as socializing with friends or paying bills - gravitate towards the online space, so does the need for added privacy and security. Sensitive data, such as banking information and email account passwords, can cause havoc when it ends up in the wrong hands. Even seemingly harmless personal tidbits could be exploited by an unscrupulous Web surfer.

For those of you looking to keep your online behavior to yourself, IE10 offers the luxury of InPrivate Browsing. While enabled, this camouflaged method of navigating the 'net ensures that no cookies or Temporary Internet Files (also known as cache) are left behind on your hard drive. In addition your browsing history, form data and saved passwords are also not stored at the end of your browsing session.

This tutorial walks you through the process of activating InPrivate Browsing, and also goes into detail on what it does and doesn't offer from an incognito perspective.

First, open your IE10 browser.

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