Internet Explorer - Enable Toolbars and Extension when Browsing in Private Mode

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If you want to have access to your extensions or toolbars while using the InPrivate browsing mode, the follow the below procedure.
NB: It should be noted that some toolbars/extensions have the ability to record your browsing activities!

Method 1

  • Open IE.
  • Click on Tools > Internet Options > Privacy tab
  • In the "InPrivate" section, clear the " Disable toolbars and extensions when InPrivate Browsing starts" checkbox.
  • Validate with the OK button.

Method 2 - Via the group policy editor

  • Open the Run menu
  • Type gpedit.msc and press Enter.
  • Go to Computer Configration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Internet Explorer.
  • Double click on Privacy
  • Double click on Prevent the computer from loading toolbars and Browser Helper objects when InPrivate Browsing starts.
  • Select Disabled
  • Click on Apply > OK.
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