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How do I add Private Browsing back to context menu?
Mozilla Firefox (ver. 60.0.1, 32-bit) lost "Private Browsing" option in taskbar-pinned right-click context menu when running on Windows 10 ver. 1803.
I'm not sure where to report this, so I'm making the same report in both Microsoft's and Mozilla's feedback tools. Until this silent upgrade iteration, I could right-click on my pinned Firefox icon and choose "Private Browsing" to start a "Private Browsing" session directly. But now I see only "Mozilla Firefox" and "unpin from taskbar" as options in the right-click context menu. It is not a good thing that users are forced to open a regular browser window before getting to where said user can open a "child" "Private Browsing" window. Who dropped the ball and screwed the pooch, so to speak?
Hi, Right Click and unpin it . Go find Firefox.exe and Right Click it and pin it again.Read this answer in context 👍 0
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Hi, Right Click and unpin it . Go find Firefox.exe and Right Click it and pin it again.
Hi, possible something did, maybe even you with ccleaner or a crash or shut down of Firefox badly, Windows 10 Registry errors, Like thousands of ways to have many breeds of puppies.
Worst case : uninstall Firefox. Then Delete the Mozilla Firefox Folders in C:\Program Files , C:\Program Files(x86) & C:\ProgramData Then restart system. Then run Windows Disk Cleanup. (Note: This should be Pinned and run Weekly, If never done below expect 10's of gig's) Then run it again and click the button that says Cleanup System Files. Note: your Firefox Profile is saved. But you should make a back up before you do :
Reinstall with Current Release Firefox 60.0.1 with a Full Version Installer
Please let us know if this solved your issue or if need further assistance.
The first suggestion was sufficient. I'm happy I didn't have to go to the worse-case scenario! Thank you for the helpful suggestion. :)