Firefox Private Browsing

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  1. Westside
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    Westside Sogdiana

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    Is it made for anything other than porn?
     
  2. person66

    person66 If it isn't edited, it isn't a true person66 post

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    christmas presents?
    (I use incognito, it sounds cooler than "Private Browsing", And you get a cool little dectective guy on the top corner of the screen)

    EDIT - Incognito Spoiler
     
  3. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    If you're shopping for a gift for your spouse and don't want them finding out ahead of time?
     
  4. Cyan

    Cyan GBATemp's lurking knight

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    There's always the "delete history from last 1H".

    I don't like the private browsing, as I always have a lot of tabs in many opened windows. When switching back and forth, it needs to reload every tabs at once, and it's painfully slow on my net connection, the windows don't always open in the sme order, etc.
    I prefer creating a new user profile.
    firefox.exe -ProfileManager[/p]There, you can create a new profile.
    Don't set it as default, so nobody will now you have a different firefox account.

    To run it :
    firefox.exe -P profilename_here[/p]

    if Firefox default profile is already running, it will open a new window as the currently logged user.
    To force another Firefox process, use this script in a .bat file:

    PS : Firefox 4 should remove the profileManager for few weeks, they are working on a new better system.
     
  5. Evo.lve

    Evo.lve All that you could be.

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    Away from you.
    If you try to sign up for a service and get whatever error, and they block your IP, then using Private Browsing will help.
     
  6. prowler

    prowler Sony

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    Private browsing doesn't hide your IP.
     
  7. monkat

    monkat I'd like to see you TRY to ban me. (Should I try?.

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    I love you right now.

    On-topic: why would you need private browsing for porn? If you're with any rational human, they'll understand that masturbation is just something that you do, and it has no ill-bearing on the relationship.

    Unless you're like 12 and live with your parents.
     
  8. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    I use private browsing so when people are over and I go to show them something and type in the address bar, it doesn't flash up a list of fetishes on *booru-style sites that happen to start with those first few letters...
     
  9. Warrior522

    Warrior522 "In all things, balance."

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    [​IMG]

    I'm fortunate enough to have two browsers, only one of which I use "generally," the other for "personal" uses...
     
  10. Vidboy10

    Vidboy10 Tsardom

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    Yeah, I would use Incognito if I was looking at Rydian's porn too.
     
  11. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    THIS THREAD HAS GONE DOWNHILL SO FAST IT'S HARD TO BELIEVE
     
  12. Warrior522

    Warrior522 "In all things, balance."

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    New meme?
     
  13. SparkFenix

    SparkFenix GBAtemp Fan

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    It's been Rydified
     
  14. Terminator02

    Terminator02 ヽ( 。 ヮ゚)ノ

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    i use it whenever i go on someone else's computer, I don't want them seeing what i did, for saving any of my accounts/passwords
     
  15. Uzumakijl

    Uzumakijl GBAtemp Fan

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    [​IMG]
     
  16. ShadowSoldier

    ShadowSoldier GBAtemp Guru

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    Dem pervs man, dem pervs.

    HIGH FIVE!

    Don't worry, this is my clean hand.
     
  17. Sephxus

    Sephxus GBAtemp Fan

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    Yeah, right... [​IMG]
     
  18. Jolan

    Jolan Unlimited Bear Works

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    Meet my friend "Clear Recent History" and his cool ability to remove Form and Search history.
    Now I don't have to fear people googling things starting with F [​IMG]
     
  19. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    I multitask...