Privacy and safety are the primal concerns today while browsing the internet. While browsing the internet a lot of information is stored in the web browser as web page history, temporary internet files and cookies. It is possible to retrieve a part or whole of this information from the web browser.

Some unwanted elements may access your website browsing details, emails and IM chats. And it may compromise your privacy and security. This becomes more of an issue when you are browsing the internet on a shared computer or in an internet cafe or kiosk and overlook deleting the information once your session has finished.

Now ensuring your safety is in your own hands, with just a few clicks. You can now make sure that the computer you are surfing the web on will be left without any hint of your online activity. The newest feature available in Internet Explorer 8 with the nomenclature In Private Browsing lets the user freely surf the web without leaving any trace of information behind.

When you initiate this feature a new window is opened, you may open a number of tabs in this window and they will all be protected and safe. The In Private Browser window does not store any browsing history. Whatever limited amount of information is stored by the internet explorer 8 including cookies and temporary files is discarded once the window is closed.

The In Private Browsing feature also has an Anti-phishing cache where a little temporary information is stored in encrypted form There are two ways of starting In Private Browsing. You may go to the tools option and select In Private browsing. There is a direct keyboard shortcut for it which is CTRL+SHIFT+P. You may also choose to click on open in a InPrivate Browsing window. The In Private session is highlighted at the left of the address bar

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