Firefox Private Browsing - Pros & Cons

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  1. TheKid7

    TheKid7 Registered Member

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    What are the Pros & Cons of using Firefox "Private Browsing"?

    Thanks in Advance.
     
  2. ZZZ7

    ZZZ7 Registered Member

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    There are no cons~

    I've been using the Private mode since it came out and love it,it erases everything.
     
  3. JRViejo

    JRViejo Global Moderator

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    FY. Private Browsing.
     
  4. Hungry Man

    Hungry Man Registered Member

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    Con - No files in your history. No files cached.
    Pros - Pretty much the same.
     
  5. SweX

    SweX Registered Member

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    FWIW.

    I use Safari on XP SP3.

    Around a month ago I was doing a fresh install by uninstalling Safari and then manually cleaning files after the uninstall process was done, and to see all leftovers I had to show all files including hidden ones.

    So after awhile cleaning files I discovered a hidden file named
    "private browsing" wich is the name for the private mode in Safari and it was around 50MB big.
    Though I didn't actually open the file to see what's inside I just deleted it. :)

    But I have no idea if Firefox also creates a hidden private browsing file some where :doubt:
     
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2012
  6. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Cons - convenience.
    Pros - Only if you share your machine with others and/or fear others seeing what you might be doing in Firefox.

    Mrk
     
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