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InPrivate Browsing

A feature of the Internet Explorer 8 Web browser that lets users surf the Web without browsing history, temporary Internet files, form data, cookies, and usernames and passwords being retained by the browser. This is a more private browsing option that, according to Microsoft, leaves no evidence of your browsing or search history. 

You can start InPrivate Browsing using Internet Explorer 8 by opening a new tab and selecting Browse with InPrivate or selecting it from the Safety button on the top right corner of the browser window. Internet Explorer 8 will launch a new browser session that won't record any information. To end your InPrivate Browsing session, simply close the browser window. 

See "What Is A Temporary Internet File?" in Webopedia's Did You Know...? section.
See also "What Do You Do With Internet Cookies?" in Webopedia's Did You Know...? section
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