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How can i disable Private Browsing?

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I want to disable the Private Browsing feature from my computer. How do I do that?

I want to disable the Private Browsing feature from my computer. How do I do that?

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TonyE
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There is no built-in way to disable private browsing. You can remove the menu items but that will not stop it being launched by using the keyboard shortcut. For details of how to hide the menu items see this forum thread.

Even if you hide the menu items, browsing history can still be removed by using the clear recent history option.

There is no built-in way to disable private browsing. You can remove the menu items but that will not stop it being launched by using the keyboard shortcut. For details of how to hide the menu items see [https://support.mozilla.com/tiki-view_forum_thread.php?comments_offset=0&comments_threadId=0&comments_parentId=576657&comments_threshold=0&thread_sort_mode=commentDate_asc&forumId=1&time_control=3600#threadId576657 this forum thread]. Even if you hide the menu items, browsing history can still be removed by using the clear recent history option.
cor-el
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Note that removing or disabling "Private Browsing" will not make it impossible to delete private data like visited websites (history) or cache or cookies.
There are a lot of ways to clear such data, either via Delete browsing, search and download history on Firefox or directly by deleting the History in the Library or sidebar.
Private Browsing makes it easier because all data is kept in memory and nothing is saved to disk, so nothing needs to be removed.

If you want to see which sites have been visited then you should look at others means outside Firefox like a router or firewall with a password protected logging feature that can't be bypassed.

See also http://kb.mozillazine.org/Parental_controls

Note that removing or disabling "Private Browsing" will not make it impossible to delete private data like visited websites (history) or cache or cookies.<br /> There are a lot of ways to clear such data, either via [[Clear Recent History]] or directly by deleting the History in the Library or sidebar.<br /> Private Browsing makes it easier because all data is kept in memory and nothing is saved to disk, so nothing needs to be removed. If you want to see which sites have been visited then you should look at others means outside Firefox like a router or firewall with a password protected logging feature that can't be bypassed. See also http://kb.mozillazine.org/Parental_controls
RichieB2B 0 個解決方法 2 個答案

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I just published an extension to disable private browsing here. Do note that it is trivial for a savvy user to disable this add-on. But it might help some users in some cases. Please give feedback on the add-on page if the add-on does or does not work for you.

I just published an extension to disable private browsing [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/disable-private-browsing/ here]. Do note that it is trivial for a savvy user to disable this add-on. But it might help some users in some cases. Please give feedback on the add-on page if the add-on does or does not work for you.
the-edmeister
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Sorry, but the Firefox button menu items aren't hidden in Firefox 5.0 for me and still work to enter the Private Browsing mode. Review provided on the download page as requested.

I really like the feature of yours where the extension is hidden in the installed extensions list, except when you're in the Firefox SafeMode. But you might want to consider hiding the Help menu item for Restart with Add-ons Disabled..., as the person who installed your extension could always use the Shft key to open the Firefox SafeMode to access your extension when they might need to.

You might want to review this page for some ideas about PB disabling.
http://kb.mozillazine.org/User:Dickvl/Private_Browsing_disable

Once you create that extension and save it as an XPI, using the data:application/octet-stream;base64, data string provided there, take a look at the pbdisable.css file in the \chrome\content\ folder to see how it differs from what you used.

Sorry, but the Firefox button menu items aren't hidden in Firefox 5.0 for me and still work to enter the Private Browsing mode. Review provided on the download page as requested. I really like the feature of yours where the extension is hidden in the installed extensions list, except when you're in the Firefox SafeMode. But you might want to consider hiding the Help menu item for '''''Restart with Add-ons Disabled...''''', as the person who installed your extension could always use the Shft key to open the Firefox SafeMode to access your extension when they might need to. You might want to review this page for some ideas about PB disabling. <br /> http://kb.mozillazine.org/User:Dickvl/Private_Browsing_disable Once you create that extension and save it as an XPI, using the '''data:application/octet-stream;base64, ''' data string provided there, take a look at the '''pbdisable.css''' file in the \chrome\content\ folder to see how it differs from what you used.
cor-el
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Be aware that you only need to add a -private switch to the Firefox desktop shortcut to start in Private Browsing mode or set a check mark in "Automatically start Firefox in a private browsing session". That will make Firefox switch immediately to PB mode (you can check the cookies to see that).

Be aware that you only need to add a -private switch to the Firefox desktop shortcut to start in Private Browsing mode or set a check mark in "Automatically start Firefox in a private browsing session". That will make Firefox switch immediately to PB mode (you can check the cookies to see that).
Anndoura_13 0 個解決方法 1 個答案

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Is it possible that Firefox in-private browsing could be made to require a password to activate it? I am concerned about this feature as well. I can't always sit beside my child & monitor his use of his computer while he is doing his schoolwork (we homeschool for secular reasons) as well as complete my housework, etc. Thanks so much for any help with this matter Firefox team. =) Oh, and I need to mention that my child's schoolwork websites won't work on Kidzui...so that's not an option for us.

Is it possible that Firefox in-private browsing could be made to require a password to activate it? I am concerned about this feature as well. I can't always sit beside my child & monitor his use of his computer while he is doing his schoolwork (we homeschool for secular reasons) as well as complete my housework, etc. Thanks so much for any help with this matter Firefox team. =) Oh, and I need to mention that my child's schoolwork websites won't work on Kidzui...so that's not an option for us.
the-edmeister
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Try the extension that RichieB2B posted about.
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/disable-private-browsing/

There is no Bug filed (at least that I can find) about adding a password feature to the Firefox Private Browsing mode, without a Bug a feature won't even be considered as needed. Plus there are two other Bugs related to PB that haven't been addressed yet, beyond discussion. So the bottom line is, work with what's already available. Although that extension can be by-passed, a youngster would need to be a computer whiz to discover how that can be accomplished.

Try the extension that RichieB2B posted about. <br /> https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/disable-private-browsing/ There is no Bug filed ''(at least that I can find)'' about adding a password feature to the Firefox Private Browsing mode, without a Bug a feature won't even be considered as needed. Plus there are two other Bugs related to PB that haven't been addressed yet, beyond discussion. So the bottom line is, work with what's already available. Although that extension '''''can''''' be by-passed, a youngster would need to be a computer whiz to discover how that can be accomplished.

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sciroccohsd 0 個解決方法 1 個答案

Try changing some of your "Private" settings...like "History" from "Never remember history" to "Remember history".

Try changing some of your "Private" settings...like "History" from "Never remember history" to "Remember history".
mtmkjr 0 個解決方法 1 個答案

Thank you so much RichieB2B! This actually works. The only problem is, I have no way of disabling the add-on. Even when in safe mode, there is no button to disable... That's ok with me, because if I can't do it, my kids probably can't either. But if I ever do need to get rid of it, I'm not sure what I would do.

Thank you so much RichieB2B! This actually works. The only problem is, I have no way of disabling the add-on. Even when in safe mode, there is no button to disable... That's ok with me, because if I can't do it, my kids probably can't either. But if I ever do need to get rid of it, I'm not sure what I would do.

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