There are times when some of us would like to browse securely (secretly?). You may wish to erase the traces of the website visited from your computer. What would you do? Delete browser history? Reboot your computer? Format your computer? Well don’t go that far, modern browsers have simpler features to help you. Start private browsing in Chrome, IE or Firefox.
Technically, private browsing will not disclose your browsing history , your searches, downloads and your passwords . Also cookies (files put in the computer by the web server) will not be saved.
How to do private/ secure browsing in different browsers?
In Google Chrome
Google chrome has the private secure browsing feature named as incognito browsing. To enable the incognito browsing mode in this browser you just have to click on the spanner icon(Tools menu) and select the ‘New incognito window’ or simply use the shortcut keys ‘Ctrl+ Shift+N’ .
The New Incognito window is opened for private secure browsing.
In Internet Explorer 8
In order to turn on private secure browsing mode in Internet explorer, click on the safety button that is on the right side.Select ‘In private browsing’ or use the shortcut keys Ctrl+Shift+P
Then a new window will be opened and you can do private browsing here.
To start with the private browsing mode in firefox,click on the tools menu and select start private browsing
A new window is opened for private browsing.
In all the three browsers,after your browsing session , simply close the browser window to automatically delete all traces of your browsing history.
All set ? Try it yourself. Browse Safely, Securely and Secretly !!!