Automatically Start Chrome in Incognito Mode

Written by Alan Wednesday, 1 June 2011 08:00

More and more internet surfers are using the Google Chrome browser.  More importantly, more users are becoming conscious about being tracked online.  Browsers today all come with “private” modes that don’t save any history of sites, user names, or passwords.  If you want open Google’s Chrome web browser in private mode each time then there are a few steps you will need to follow.

1. Right-click the Chrome icon or shortcut and select > Properties.

2. In the > Shortcut tab there is a field called > Target. The link you see there will look something like this: C:\Users\Tina\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe

3. Change it to this: “C:\Users\Tina\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe” -incognito

4. Click > OK to save and try the link you edited.  It should launch a new Google Chrome window in incognito mode.

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