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IE9We’ve had a look at IE8 and its ability to block ads without add-ons using InPrivate Filtering before.  What’s new i hear you cry.  Well, I’ll let you see for yourself.

Todays Quick Tip shows how to start IE9 in InPrivate Filtering mode every time you start the browser, as opposed to turning it on manually.  Something I think Microsoft should definitely implement.  (Alt+X > K)?

Step 1.

Press WinKey+R to open the Run dialog box.  Type in regedit and click OK.

Step 1 (1/2)

Navigate to \HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Safety\PrivacIE

Step 1 (2/2)

Step 2.

With the PrivacIE key selected, go to the Toolbar and click Edit > New > DWORD (32-bit) Value

Step 2 (1/3)

Name the value FilteringMode and hit Enter.

Select FilteringMode, go to the toolbar and select Edit > Modify…

Step 2 (2/3)

Under Value data: type 1

Make sure under Base, Hexadecimal is selected and click OK.

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This will ensure IE9 starts InPrivate Filtering every time it’s started.

Respectively, entering 0 (zero) will set IE9 to default behaviour.

Quit the Registry Editor and restart Internet Explorer to see the changes.

Alternatively, download the registry files (and other InPrivate goodies) to do it automatically.

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